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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
1525-1535
1525-35

working-day

[wur-king-dey] /ˈwɜr kɪŋˌdeɪ/
adjective
1.
workaday; everyday.
Origin
1470-80
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Examples from the web for working day
  • They do not monitor every moment of every working day.
  • Many also prefer not to prolong their working day by networking after hours.
  • The artist begins each working day by reviewing her press clippings.
  • But for many businesses, especially government ones, productivity plummets as the working day shortens by two or three hours.
  • The goal is to answer e-mail within one working day.
  • Requests for inspections must be made one working day in advance.
  • The deadline for registering vehicles is the last working day of the expiration month of the current registration.
  • Contract awards will normally be posted to this web page the first working day of each week.
  • The first retirement check is mailed on the last working day of your initial payroll month.
  • Continue contract working day charges from the point where the original contractor was defaulted.
British Dictionary definitions for working day

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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