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working day

noun [C] uk   us   (US also workday)
the amount of time a person spends doing their job on a day when they work: An eight-hour working day is still typical for many people. a day on which most people go to work: On a working day I tend to get up around seven o'clock. Please allow three full working days for the money to be transferred.
Translations of “working day”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一天的工作時間, 工作日, 上班的日子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一天的工作时间, 工作日, 上班的日子…
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