- 1a period of seven days, either from Monday to Sunday or from Sunday to Saturday last/this/next week It rained all week. What day of the week is it? He comes to see us once a week.
- 2any period of seven days a two-week vacation The course lasts five weeks. a week ago today (= seven days ago) I will be away for a couple of weeks. She'll be back in a week.
- 3 the five days other than Saturday and Sunday They live in town during the week and go to the country for the weekend.
- 4 the part of the week when you go to work a 35-hour week see also workweek Idioms
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recently I saw Jack the other day.
the other day/morning/evening/weekjump to other results
continuously for many weeks Week after week the drought continued.
week after week (informal)jump to other results
as the weeks pass Week by week he grew a little stronger.
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happening every week Every Sunday, week in, week out, she goes to her parents for lunch.
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seven days after the day that you mention I'll see you a week from Thursday.
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