Definition of day-to-day adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌdeɪ tə ˈdeɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌdeɪ tə ˈdeɪ//
    [only before noun]
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  1. 1planning for only one day at a time I have organized the cleaning on a day-to-day basis, until our usual cleaner returns.
  2. 2involving the usual events or tasks of each day She has been looking after the day-to-day running of the school.
  3. Extra examples Most of the training was not relevant to their day-to-day work. Neither of the owners is involved in the day-to-day running of the business. The day-to-day experience of dealing with difficult people develops the skills of tact and diplomacy.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: day-to-day