Meaning of “Sunday” in the English Dictionary

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"Sunday" in British English

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Sundaynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsʌn.deɪ/ us /ˈsʌn.deɪ/ written abbreviation Sun.

A1 the day of the week after Saturday and before Monday, when most people in Western countries do not go to work:

We're going to visit my aunt and uncle on Sunday.
They go to church on Sundays.
The choir is giving a concert next Sunday.
I haven't done any exercise since last Sunday.
New Year's Day this year is a Sunday.
a traditional British Sunday lunch of roast beef and vegetables

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  • Why don't you come for lunch on Sunday.
  • What shall we have for Sunday lunch.
  • We always play football on Sundays.
  • It's my birthday next Sunday.
  • On Sunday mornings we go to church.

(Definition of “Sunday” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Sunday" in American English

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Sundaynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈsʌn·deɪ, -di/ abbreviation Sun.

the day of the week after Saturday and before Monday

(Definition of “Sunday” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)