Definition of business day in English:

business day


North American
  • another term for working day
    • ‘All the banks are closed and any payments will be made the following business day - a day late when going on the date the bill was dispatched.’
    • ‘In terms of the former, these staff often work later shifts so that Japanese language capability is available during the hours that overlap with the Japanese business day.’
    • ‘Reports of transactions under $100,000 and some categories of transactions would be due by the close of business on the second business day of the following week.’
    • ‘In general, provisional reports are still sent out on the first business day following the autopsy.’
    • ‘As the European financial markets open, he reports and analyses the events and issues set to have an impact on the forthcoming business day across the continent.’
    • ‘The threat environment is different on a normal business day, as opposed to a day when a visiting dignitary and possible terrorist target is visiting a building or complex.’
    • ‘Directors, officers and 10-percent owners must report designated transactions by the end of the second business day following the day on which the transaction was executed.’
    • ‘Hardly a business day goes by it seems without some kind of blockbuster announcement involving the music industry.’
    • ‘In general, for local and non-local checks, banks must make $100 available the next business day, or the total amount of the deposit if it's worth less than $100.’
    • ‘When I was growing up in Providence, downtown was dank and lifeless after the business day ended - the emptied streets, like those of so many other Northeastern cities on the skids.’
    • ‘For example, schedule telephone calls during the business day along with informational interviews and visits to HR departments at potential work sites.’
    • ‘The costume has versions for men and women, and is worn by many Antiguans and Barbudans on Heritage Day, the last business day before Independence Day, November 1.’
    • ‘About two-thirds of businesses do collaborative work as a normal part of the business day, and I am sure that most of them know what I am talking about.’
    • ‘These concessions came late on the afternoon of July 3, the last business day before the scheduled Sunday start.’
    • ‘A system administrator has been receiving reports of extremely poor system performance at the start of the business day.’
    • ‘On the 5th business day of the month, if we have not given away at least $1000 worth of gift certificates, there will be a random drawing to give away the remaining amount.’
    • ‘The end of the US workday overlaps the beginning of the Australian business day, and the end of the Australian workday coincides with the beginning of the business day in Europe.’
    • ‘If Apr 15 falls on a weekend, the deadline is the next business day.’
    • ‘It's Monday, and it's a normal business day here.’
    • ‘New cartridges can be delivered as quickly as the next business day.’