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working-day

[wur-king-dey] /ˈwɜr kɪŋˌdeɪ/
adjective
1.
workaday; everyday.
Origin of working-day
1470-1480
First recorded in 1470-80

working day

noun
1.
the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage.
2.
a day ordinarily given to working (distinguished from holiday).
3.
the daily period of hours for working.
Origin
First recorded in 1525-35
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working day

noun
1.
a day on which work is done, esp for an agreed or stipulated number of hours in return for a salary or wage
2.
the part of the day allocated to work: a seven-hour working day
3.
(often pl) (commerce) any day of the week except Sunday, public holidays, and, in some cases, Saturday
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