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English definition of “weekend”

weekend

noun [C]     /ˌwiːkˈend/ US   /ˈwiːkend/
Saturday and Sunday , or Friday evening until Sunday night : this/next/last weekend The contract ends next weekend. The film produced huge takings on the first weekend.
a holiday or a visit taken at a weekend: How much would a weekend for two in Amsterdam cost ? a weekend break / trip
at the weekend UK (US on the weekend) on Saturday or Sunday , or on both Saturday and Sunday : Sales of the new games console , launched at the weekend, were at record levels .
at weekends UK (US on (the) weekends) between Friday evening and Sunday night , or on Saturdays and Sundays : Residential consumers tend to use the phone in the evenings and at weekends.
(Definition of weekend noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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