Definitions for weekwik

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

weekwik(n.)

  1. a period of seven successive days, usu. understood as beginning with Sunday and ending with Saturday.

  2. a period of seven successive days that begins with or includes an indicated day:

    the week of June 3.

  3. (often cap.) a period of seven successive days devoted to celebrating or honoring something:

    National Book Week.

  4. the working portion of the seven-day period; workweek:

    a 35-hour week.

  5. (adv.)seven days before or after a specified day:

    I shall come Tuesday week.

    Category: British

Origin of week:

bef. 900; ME weke, OE wice, c. OS crūcewika Holy Week, OHG wehha, ON vika week, Go wikō turn

Princeton's WordNet

  1. week, hebdomad(noun)

    any period of seven consecutive days

    "it rained for a week"

  2. workweek, week(noun)

    hours or days of work in a calendar week

    "they worked a 40-hour week"

  3. week, calendar week(noun)

    a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. week(noun)wik

    any period of seven days

    She's been away for two weeks.; The process takes a/one week.

  2. weekwik

    on a day that is seven days from the time mentioned

    The party is a week from today.

  3. weekwik

    a period of seven days, either from Monday to Sunday, or from Sunday to Saturday

    He quit his job last week.

  4. weekwik

    continuously for many weeks

    The fighting continued week after week.

  5. weekwik

    Monday through Friday, when many people are at school or work

    We don't usually go out during the week.

Wiktionary

  1. week(Noun)

    Any period of seven consecutive days.

  2. week(Noun)

    A period of seven days beginning with Sunday or Monday.

  3. week(Noun)

    A subdivision of the month into longer periods of work days punctuated by shorter weekend periods of days for markets, rest, or religious observation such as a sabbath.

  4. week(Noun)

    Seven days after ( before) a specified date.

    I'll see you Thursday week.

  5. Origin: From weke, from wice, wucu, from wikōn, from weig-. Related to wīkanan. The Dutch noun derives from a related verb , via the current Dutch form wijken.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Week(noun)

    a period of seven days, usually that reckoned from one Sabbath or Sunday to the next

Freebase

  1. Week

    A week is a time unit equal to seven days. It is the standard time period used for cycles of work days and rest days in most parts of the world. The term "week" is sometimes expanded to refer to other time units comprising a few days. Such "weeks" of between four and ten days have been used historically in various places. Intervals longer than 10 days are not usually termed "weeks" as they are closer in length to the fortnight or the month than to the seven-day week.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Week

    division of time of seven days, supposed to have been suggested by the interval between the quarters of the moon.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'week' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #307

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'week' in Written Corpus Frequency: #188

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'week' in Nouns Frequency: #31


Translations for week

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

week(noun)

any sequence of seven days, especially from Sunday to Saturday

It's three weeks since I saw her.

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