Week-end Week"-end", n. The end of the week, usually comprising the period from Friday evening to Monday morning, observed commonly as a period of respite from work or school; as, to visit one for a week-end; also, a house party during a week-end. Contrasted to {work days}.

Note: Where work days continue throught Saturday morning, the weekend starts on Saturday at noon. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • week-end — [ wikɛnd ] n. m. • 1906; mot angl., de week « semaine » et end « fin » ♦ Congé de fin de semaine, comprenant la journée ou l après midi du samedi et le dimanche. Des week ends. Partir pour le week end, fam. en week end. « ses parents sont partis… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Week end — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Week end (homonymie). Le week end (anglicisme) ou weekend ou la fin de semaine (au Québec) est une période hebdomadaire d’un ou deux jours, généralement le samedi et le dimanche, pendant laquelle la plupart des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • week-end — s.m.inv. ES ingl. il sabato e la domenica, in quanto giorni non lavorativi e disponibili per lo svago: trascorrere il week end al mare, nel week end sono stato in montagna, al lago Sinonimi: fine settimana. {{line}} {{/line}} VARIANTI: weekend.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Week End — (Кан,Франция) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: 14000 Кан, Франция …   Каталог отелей

  • week|end — or week end «WEEK EHND», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. Saturday and Sunday as a time for recreation, visiting, and other pastimes: »a weekend in the country. 2. a house party occurring over a weekend, as at a college or university. –adj. of or on …   Useful english dictionary

  • week-end — / wi:kɛnd/, it. /wi kɛnd/ locuz. ingl. [comp. di week settimana e end fine ], usata in ital. come s.m. [i giorni di sabato e domenica, intesi come periodo di riposo dal lavoro: trascorrere il w. al mare ] ▶◀ fine settimana …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • week-end — /wiˈkɛnd, ingl. ˈwiːkˌɛnd/ [comp. ingl. di week «settimana» e end «fine»] loc. sost. m. inv. fine settimana, sabato e domenica □ vacanza di fine settimana …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Week-end — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Week end (homonymie). Le week end (variante weekend[1], comme en anglais), issu de l anglais weekend ; ou la fin de semaine (au Canada francophone) est une période hebdomadaire d’un ou deux jours,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Week End — Infobox Film name = Le weekend caption = Film poster director = Jean Luc Godard producer = writer = Jean Luc Godard starring = Mireille Darc Jean Yanne music = Antoine Duhamel cinematography = Raoul Coutard editing = Agnès Guillemot distributor …   Wikipedia

  • Week-end — Infobox Film name = Week end image size = caption = director = Lau Lauritzen Alice O Fredericks producer = writer = Lau Lauritzen Alice O Fredericks narrator = starring = music = cinematography = Carlo Bentsen editing = Edith Schlüssel… …   Wikipedia

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