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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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