Definition of 'weekend'
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They were certainly a theme of the opening weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These times were longer at the weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The same number is expected to attend next weekend. The Sun (2016)This weekend the clocks go back and we will be plunged again into inky afternoons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We used to spend weekends together and sometimes holidays along with our husbands. The Sun (2017)And Bedford prison was also the scene of rioting last weekend. The Sun (2016)Working nights and weekends is part of the job, as are long hours. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I was with friends at their house for dinner last weekend and the couple next door were having a party. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I was very hurt and have been very low but my ex called last weekend and said he was coming over. The Sun (2016)And likewise in last weekend's dominant away performance at Everton. The Sun (2016)The hours vary and are longer on weekends. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Watch out for another round next weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is it necessary good manners to thank for a dinner or a weekend by writing? Times, Sunday Times (2008)This weekend there were calls for him to resign. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Times+ members can win one of five pairs of weekend passes at mytimesplus. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is the weekend to go out looking at the wild or dog roses. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You could spend your whole weekend exploring the ships and museums properly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Putting together simple snacks like these is what a slightly longer weekend is all about. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Its officials failed to return our calls this weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So much so that he was denied numerous weekend passes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They go into the weekend and worry about it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How did you spend the last weekend? Times, Sunday Times (2014)This weekend was the town fiesta. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We all work weekends and nights. The Sun (2015)But last weekend they began moving into the central London apartment. The Sun (2008)For one thing, it scored the best opening weekend of any film so far this year. Christianity Today (2000)More than 40 rockets landed in and around the southern town over the weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You'll have no problems finding petrol at night and at weekends. Collins Traveller - The Algarve (1993)Time is running out to see this fantastic exhibition, which closes next weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some families went out for dinner at the weekend, but we played tennis or went swimming. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Britain enjoyed unseasonably balmy conditions over the weekend with periods of bright sunshine and temperatures well above October averages. Times, Sunday Times (2010)England conceded a series of penalties and free kicks at the scrum when they played and lost so heavily against Wales last weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If she wants her curfew moved up, you might compromise on a midnight curfew on weekends for a period of a month. You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)Here is how the rest of the Prem looked on the opening weekend 16 years ago. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'weekend'
British English: weekend /ˌwiːkˈɛnd/ NOUN
A weekend is Saturday and Sunday.
I'll phone you at the weekend.
- American English: weekend
- 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
- European Portuguese: fim de semana
- Romanian: sfârșit de săptămână
- Russian: выходные дни
- Spanish: fin de semana
- Swedish: helg
- Thai: วันหยุดสุดสัปดาห์
- Turkish: hafta sonu
- Ukrainian: вихідний
- Vietnamese: ngày cuối tuần
Definition of weekend from the Collins English Dictionary
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