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workweek

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Employment
workweekwork‧week /ˈwɜːkwiːk $ ˈwɜːrk-/ noun [countable]  American EnglishBE the total amount of time that you spend working during a week syn working week British English a 40-hour workweek
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workweekIn Britain, Heath utilized the energy crisis to issue a decree in December imposing a three-day workweek on most industries.His workweek stretched to 50 or 60 hours.a 40-hour workweekWho would rather have a career in which sixty hours is a short workweek?In the meantime, forget about your understanding of the workweek as most workers know it.
From Longman Business Dictionaryworkweekwork‧week /ˈwɜːkwiːkˈwɜːrk-/ (also working week British English) noun [singular] the number of hours or days people in a particular industry or job work in a weekThe plant will resume its normal five-day workweek on March 16 to catch up on orders.
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