working day

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  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).

  1. the daily period of hours for working.

Origin of working day

First recorded in 1525–35

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Other definitions for working-day (2 of 2)

[ wur-king-dey ]

  1. workaday; everyday.

Origin of working-day

First recorded in 1470–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use working day in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for working day

working day

  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

  1. (often plural) commerce any day of the week except Sunday, public holidays, and, in some cases, Saturday

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