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Wednesday

noun [C] uk   /ˈwenz.deɪ/ ( written abbreviation Wed.) us  
A1 the day of the week after Tuesday and before Thursday: Did you say the meeting is on Wednesday? The restaurant is always closed on Wednesdays. Next Wednesday is my birthday. I didn't go to school last Wednesday. 29 April is a Wednesday. Wednesday morning/afternoon/evening/night
More examples
  • It's my birthday on Wednesday.
  • We'll meet again on Wednesday.
Translations of “Wednesday”
in Korean 수요일…
in Arabic يَوْم الأرْبُعاء…
in French mercredi…
in Turkish çarşamba, çarşamba günü…
in Italian mercoledì…
in Chinese (Traditional) 星期三…
in Russian среда…
in Polish środa…
in Spanish miércoles…
in Portuguese quarta-feira…
in German der Mittwoch…
in Catalan dimecres…
in Japanese 水曜日…
in Chinese (Simplified) 星期三…
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