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"working day" in British English

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working daynoun [C]

uk   us   (US also workday)
the ​amount of ​time a ​personspends doing ​theirjob on a ​day when they ​work: An eight-hour ​workingday is still ​typical for many ​people. a ​day on which most ​people go to ​work: On a ​workingday I ​tend to get up around seven o'clock. Please ​allow three ​fullworkingdays for the ​money to be ​transferred.
(Definition of working day from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"working day" in Business English

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working daynoun [C]

uk   us   UK (US also workday)
the ​part of a day when you are ​working at a ​job: an 8-/10-/12-hour ​working dayduring/at the end of the working day Using the ​internet and ​email for ​personal reasons during the ​working day is rife. a typical/normal/average working day In a ​normalworking day, she may ​spend up to 60% of her ​time on the ​phone.a working day starts/begins/ends Her ​working day ​starts at around 8am. Stress at ​work can be a ​major headache for ​companies who are ​losingvaluableworking days through ​staffabsenteeism.
a day on which most ​peoplework: You can expect ​delivery of the ​goods within three ​working days. The AIS ​estimates that 1 million ​workers are ​absent on an ​average workday because of stress-related ​complaints.
(Definition of working day from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “working day”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一天的工作时间, 工作日, 上班的日子…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一天的工作時間, 工作日, 上班的日子…
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