working days

working days
In commerce, the days of the week excluding Sunday and, in some cases, Saturday (depending on the custom of the trade). Public holidays (see Bank Holidays) are also excluded from working days. In shipping and some other trades it is usual to distinguish weather working days See also lay days

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  • working days — The days as they succeed each other, exclusive of Sundays and holidays. For the purposes of loading a ship, all days except Sundays and holidays. Pedersen v. Eugster & Co. (DC La) 14 F 422, 423. See day s work; hours of labor …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • weather working days — Working days on which the weather permits work to be carried out. This often refers to the days allowed in a charter for loading or unloading a ship. See lay days …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • weather working days — UK US noun [plural] (ABBREVIATION WWD) COMMERCE, TRANSPORT ► working days on which the weather allows work to be done, often referring to the days needed for goods to be put onto or taken off a ship: »Eighteen weather working days shall be… …   Financial and business terms

  • working day — UK US noun [C] UK (US also workday) ► the part of a day when you are working at a job: »an 8 /10 /12 hour working day during/at the end of the working day »Using the internet and email for personal reasons during the working day is rife. a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Working-day — Work ing day, a. Pertaining to, or characteristic of, working days, or workdays; everyday; hence, plodding; hard working. [1913 Webster] O, how full of briers in this working day world. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • weather working days — A term of art used in provisions of charter parties relative to the number of days permitted for loading the ship, signifying days upon which the weather is such as to permit loading operations. Pederson v Eugster & Co. (DC La) 14 F 422 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • five working days — work week consisting of five days …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Days of the week — The names of the days of the week in various world languages can be classified as either numerical or planetary; however in either case the names of one or more days may have been changed for religious or secular reasons. For instance Sunday is… …   Wikipedia

  • Working Saturday — In some countries which have a 5 day workweek with Saturday and Sunday being days off, on some occasions some Saturdays may be declared working Saturdays. ubbotnikIn Soviet Union, subbotniks were days of voluntary unpaid labor.Transferred working …   Wikipedia

  • working — work|ing1 W1S1 [ˈwə:kıŋ US ˈwə:r ] adj [only before noun] 1.) a) having a job that you are paid for →↑employed ▪ a working mother ▪ Many working women rely on relatives for childcare. ▪ A smaller working population will have to support a growing… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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