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"national holiday" in British English

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national holidaynoun [C]

uk   us   (US also federal holiday)
a ​day when most ​people in a ​country do not have to ​work
(Definition of national holiday from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"national holiday" in Business English

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national holidaynoun [C]

uk   us   ( US also federal holiday, UK bank holiday)
an ​officialpublicholiday when ​banks, schools, and many ​businesses in a country are ​closed for the day: The 4th of July was declared a ​nationalholiday by ​Congress in 1941.
(Definition of national holiday from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “national holiday”
in Arabic أجازة وَطنِيّة…
in Korean 국경일…
in Portuguese feriado nacional…
in Catalan festa nacional…
in Japanese (国の)祝祭日…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全国性假日…
in Turkish millî bayram…
in Russian общегосударственный праздник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全國性假日…
in Italian festa nazionale…
in Polish święto narodowe…
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