Pronunciation: (wēk), [key]
1. a period of seven successive days, usually 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; Christmas week.
3. (often cap.) a period of seven successive days devoted to a particular celebration, honor, cause, etc.: National Book Week.
4. the working days or working portion of the seven-day period; workweek: A 35-hour week is now commonplace.

adv. days before or after a specified day: I shall come Tuesday week. He left yesterday week.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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