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workweek

[ wurk-week ]
/ ˈwɜrkˌwik /
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noun

the total number of regular working hours or days in a week.

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Origin of workweek

First recorded in 1920–25; work + week
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workweek

/ (ˈwɜːkˌwiːk) /

noun

US and Canadian the number of hours or days in a week actually or officially allocated to workAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): working week
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