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English definition of “weekend”

weekend

noun [C]     /ˌwiːkˈend/ /ˈwiːk.end/
A1 Saturday and Sunday, or Friday evening until Sunday night; the part of the week in which many people living in the West do not go to work: Have you got anything planned for the weekend? This/Next weekend we're going to see some friends.Days, and parts of the week a holiday or a visit taken at a weekend: How much would a weekend for two in Amsterdam cost? They've got a weekend cottage in Sussex.Tourism and holidaysHotels and hostelsTime off work at the weekend UK (US on the weekend) on Saturday or Sunday, or on both Saturday and Sunday: What did you do at the weekend? We go out once in a while after work and on the weekend.Days, and parts of the week at weekends UK (US on (the) weekends) between Friday evening and Sunday night, or on Saturdays and Sundays: They usually go windsurfing at weekends.Days, and parts of the week
(Definition of weekend noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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