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public holidaynoun [C]

uk   us  
an official holiday when banks, schools, and many businesses are closed for the day: The London stock market was closed yesterday for a public holiday.
(Definition of public holiday from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “public holiday”
in Arabic أجازة عامة…
in Korean 공휴일…
in Portuguese feriado bancário…
in Catalan dia festiu…
in Japanese 祝祭日…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公众假日…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公共假日…
in Italian festa civile…
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