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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A workday.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Those days of a week on which work is done. The five working days in many countries are usually Monday to Friday (and are defined as such in official and legal usage even though many people work on weekends).
  • n. The part of a day in which work is done; the number of hours one must work per day for a specified wage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See under Day, n.
  • n. The number of hours, determined by law or custom, during which a workman, hired at a stated price per day, must work to be entitled to a day's pay.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage
  • n. a day on which work is done

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