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English definition of “weekend”

weekend

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌwiːkˈend/ US   /ˈwiːkend/
Saturday and Sunday, or Friday evening until Sunday night: this/next/last weekend The contract ends next weekend. The film produced huge takings on the first weekend.
a holiday or a visit taken at a weekend: How much would a weekend for two in Amsterdam cost? a weekend break/trip
at the weekend UK (US on the weekend) on Saturday or Sunday, or on both Saturday and Sunday: Sales of the new games console, launched at the weekend, were at record levels.
at weekends UK (US on (the) weekends) between Friday evening and Sunday night, or on Saturdays and Sundays: Residential consumers tend to use the phone in the evenings and at weekends.
(Definition of weekend from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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