Translation of semana in English:

semana

f

  • 1 (periodo) week la semana próxima or que viene next week una vez a la semana or por semana once a week no le gusta salir entre semana she doesn't like going out during the week o/or in the week o/or midweek semana del juguete en la Galería toy week at the Galería la semana de tres jueves [familiar/colloquial], ¿te parece que nos van a pagar? — sí, en la semana de tres jueves do you think they'll ever pay us? — yes, and pigs might fly [familiar/colloquial]

    Compounds

    semana inglesa

    • five-day week trabajamos semana inglesa we work Monday to o/or (inglés norteamericano/American English) through Friday

    semana laboral

    Semana Santa

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