the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage.
a day ordinarily given to working (distinguished from holiday).
the daily period of hours for working.
Other definitions for working-day (2 of 2)
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How to use working day in a sentence
A web of technologies has enabled the management of every minute of the working day.Robots were supposed to take our jobs. Instead, they’re making them worse. | Emily Stewart | July 2, 2021 | Vox
That leaves between eight and 15 working days to sort out one of the most massive and divisive legislative undertakings in years.U.S. speeding toward COVID-19 stimulus cliff as relief programs approach Dec. 31 expiration | Nicole Goodkind | November 25, 2020 | Fortune
You hit the snooze button, and eventually crawl out of bed to the start of yet another working day.The Global Work Crisis: Automation, the Case Against Jobs, and What to Do About It | Peter Xing | August 6, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Much of the working day is spent papering over a job half done from the day before.
God knows, there is enough to sigh for in this working-day world, is there not?Paul Patoff | F. Marion Crawford
It was considered a triumph when the working-day was reduced to thirteen hours.Captains of Industry | James Parton
The convention centered on the demand to reduce the working day to eight hours.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States | Selig Perlman
In the main the leaders of the Federation placed slight reliance upon efforts to shorten the working day through legislation.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States | Selig Perlman
The working-day of the steam-engine, on the other hand, is twenty-four hours in length.A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine | Robert H. Thurston
British Dictionary definitions for working day
a day on which work is done, esp for an agreed or stipulated number of hours in return for a salary or wage
the part of the day allocated to work: a seven-hour working day
(often plural) commerce any day of the week except Sunday, public holidays, and, in some cases, Saturday
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