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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
week•end /ˈwikˌɛnd, -ˈɛnd/USA pronunciation   n. 
    [countable]
  1. the end of a week, esp. the period between Friday evening and Monday morning.
  2. this period with one or more days added immediately before or after:a three-day holiday weekend.

v. [no object]
  1. to pass the weekend:weekending at the beach.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
week•end  (wēkend′, -end), 
n. 
  1. the end of a week, esp. the period of time between Friday evening and Monday morning:We spent the weekend at Virginia Beach.
  2. this period as extended by one or more holidays, days off, or the like, that immediately precede or follow:We're getting a three-day weekend at Christmas.
  3. any two-day period taken or given regularly as a weekly rest period from one's work:I have to work at the hospital on Saturdays and Sundays, so I take my weekends on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

adj. 
  1. of, for, or on a weekend:a weekend pass; a weekend excursion.

v.i. 
  1. to pass the weekend, as at a place:They weekended at their country place.
Etymology:
  • week + end1 1875–80


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

weekend n /ˌwiːkˈɛnd/
  1. the end of the week, esp the period from Friday night until the end of Sunday
  2. (as modifier): a weekend party
vb /ˈwiːkˌɛnd/
  1. (intransitive) informal to spend or pass a weekend



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