English Dictionary

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English Dictionary

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    1. the end of the week, esp the period from Friday night until the end of Sunday
    2. (as modifier)   ⇒ a weekend party


  1. (intransitive) (informal) to spend or pass a weekend

Translations for 'weekend'

  • British English: weekend A weekend is Saturday and Sunday.I'll phone you at the weekend.ˌwiːkˈɛnd NOUN
  • Arabic: عُطْلَةُ نِهَايَةِ الُأسْبُوع
  • Brazilian Portuguese: final de semana
  • Chinese: 周末
  • Croatian: vikend
  • Czech: víkend
  • Danish: weekend
  • Dutch: weekend
  • European Spanish: fin de semana
  • Finnish: viikonloppu
  • French: week-end
  • German: Wochenende
  • Greek: σαββατοκύριακο
  • Italian: fine settimana
  • Japanese: 週末
  • Korean: 주말
  • Norwegian: helg
  • Polish: weekend
  • Portuguese: fim de semana
  • Romanian: sfârșit de săptămână sfârșituri de săptămână
  • Russian: выходные дни
  • Spanish: fin de semana
  • Swedish: helg
  • Thai: วันหยุดสุดสัปดาห์
  • Turkish: hafta sonu
  • Ukrainian: вихідний
  • Vietnamese: ngày cuối tuần

Example Sentences Including 'weekend'

I let him rant for a good ten minutes, then offered to repeat the surveillance exercise over the weekend at a reduced rate.
Val McDermid KICK BACK (2002)
The long weekend of the wedding had seen the beginning of a seismic shift in her view of the world.
I had a couple of films that needed processing from my weekend surveillance outside a pharmaceutical company's lab.
Val McDermid KICK BACK (2002)


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