Definition of 'bank holiday'
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So the advice is always to check your journey before booking, especially at weekends and bank holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But premium payments for Sunday working will stop and there will be one standard payment for bank holidays. The Sun (2016)New bank holidays are popular. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I called again, only to be advised that no one was around until after the bank holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Of that rise, about 0.5 per cent was down to the timing of the new year bank holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This inevitably means weekends and bank holidays, when passenger numbers can be down by up to 50 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It might have been the bank holiday or high winds. Times, Sunday Times (2015)See three weeks due to bank holiday. Stammering in Young Children (1988)One of them is a bank holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Hot weather and bank holidays helped high street sales to recover in April. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Now there's a bank holiday for you. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But forecasters say there could be a heatwave in time for the August bank holiday. The Sun (2016)All days count, including weekends and bank holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This will include bank holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That would tend to suggest that all the recent talk of an extra autumn bank holiday will remain just that: talk. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Like most British bank holidays, this one will have rain. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Strange though it may seem, considering it is a bank holiday, high pressure is slowly establishing itself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Offer excludes bank holidays and Easter, and some hotels will exclude certain periods and days of the week. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Q For many years my cousins and our families have arranged a walking and social weekend on the early spring bank holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2012)IT'S the season for festivals, so many of us have our fingers crossed for a decent August bank holiday next weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2011)WEATHER for the early May bank holiday often disappoints, but this one looks promising. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Perfect for a bank holiday BBQ dance-off. The Sun (2014)Then there was the wettest second quarter on record in Britain and there were a high number of bank holidays here and on the Continent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'bank holiday'
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Translations for 'bank holiday'
British English: bank holiday /bæŋk ˈhɒlɪdeɪ/ NOUN
A bank holiday is a public holiday.
- American English: public holiday
- Arabic: عُطْلَةُ البَنْك
- Brazilian Portuguese: feriado nacional
- Chinese: 法定休假日
- Croatian: državni praznik
- Czech: den pracovního volna
- Danish: helligdag
- Dutch: officiële feestdag op een werkdag
- European Spanish: día festivo
- Finnish: yleinen lomapäivä
- French: jour férié
- German: Feiertag
- Greek: αργία
- Italian: festa nazionale
- Japanese: 祝祭日
- Korean: 공휴일
- Norwegian: offentlig fridag
- Polish: dzień wolny od pracy
- European Portuguese: feriado
- Romanian: sărbătoare legală
- Russian: банковские каникулы
- Spanish: día festivo
- Swedish: allmän helgdag
- Thai: วันหยุดธนาคาร
- Turkish: İngiltere’de bankaların kapalı olduğu tatil günü
- Ukrainian: офіційний вихідний
- Vietnamese: ngày nghỉ lễ
Definition of bank holiday from the Collins English Dictionary
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