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  1. a day on which work is done; working day.
  2. the part of a day during which one works.
  3. the length of time during a day on which one works: a seven-hour workday.
  1. workaday.

Origin of workday

1400–50; late Middle English werkday, Old English weorcdæg. See work, day Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. the usual US term for working day
  1. another word for workaday
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