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From Middle English werkdai, werkedei, werkedai, from Old English weorcdæġ (workday), equivalent to work +‎ day. Cognate with West Frisian wurkdei (workday), Dutch werkdag (workday), German Low German Warkdag (workday), German Werktag (workday). See also workaday.

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workday (plural workdays)

  1. (chiefly US) Any of the days of a week on which work is done. The five workdays in many countries are usually Monday to Friday (and are defined as such in official and legal usage even though many people work on weekends).
    It will take five workdays to process your application.
  2. (chiefly US) That part of a day in which work is done.
    My workday is 8 hours.

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workday (comparative more workday, superlative most workday)

  1. Alternative form of workaday.

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