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week

Pronunciation: /wiːk/

Translation of week in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (7 days) semana (feminine) in a week dentro de una semana three weeks' work tres semanas de trabajo once a week una vez por semana or a la semana it's weeks since we heard anything hace semanas que no tenemos noticias $100 a week 100 dólares semanales or por semana you get paid by the week te pagan semanalmente the week beginning June 2 la semana que empieza el 2 de junio by the end of the week o (in American English also/en inglés norteamericano también) by the week's end antes del fin de semana (on) Tuesday week o a week from next Tuesday o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) a week on Tuesday el martes que viene no, el otro or del martes en ocho días a week last Monday o last Monday week el lunes pasado no, el anterior she arrived a week (ago) yesterday ayer hizo una semana que llegó three weeks from tomorrow o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) three weeks tomorrow dentro de tres semanas a partir de mañana week in, week out semana tras semana
    Example sentences
    • This was not the case if you looked at polls as recently as a month or six weeks ago.
    • The truth is our patience should have been exhausted weeks and months and years ago.
    • I must apologize to a reader who wrote me concerning last month's column a week or two ago.
    1.2 (working days) I never go out in o during the week nunca salgo los días de semana or entre semana a four-day/35 hour week una semana (laboral) de cuatro días/35 horas

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