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weekend

1 noun
     
Related topics: Chronology
week‧end1 S1 W2 [countable]
TMC Saturday and Sunday, especially considered as time when you do not work:
Are you doing anything nice this weekend?
last/next weekend (=the weekend before or after this one)
at the weekend British English on the weekend American English
I never work at the weekend.
What are you doing on the weekend?
at weekends British English on weekends American English
I only see him at weekends.
Tony has been unwell over the weekend (=during the weekend).
We're going to Paris for a long weekend (=Saturday and Sunday, and also Friday or Monday, or both).
weekend cottage/cabin etc (=a place in the country where you spend your weekends)

➔ dirty weekend

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