Definition of week-long in US English:


(also weeklong)


  • attributive Lasting for a week.

    ‘a week-long visit to New Zealand’
    • ‘Flying off to China this morning for a week-long visit to boost trade links, McConnell has other matters on his mind.’
    • ‘Results of the poll were announced at the start of the week-long BA science conference here.’
    • ‘The pair will travel to Harlyn in Cornwall for the specialist week-long course, one of the toughest available.’
    • ‘A lucky winner will get a fascinating week-long trip around Bulgaria for free.’
    • ‘He is due to attend a series of events during his week-long visit.’
    • ‘Their last reunion was in 2001 when they played a week-long series of dates around the country.’
    • ‘Today we begin a week-long investigation into the drinking culture.’
    • ‘Several art exhibitions will also be held during the week-long commemoration ceremony.’
    • ‘He had previously gone on week-long tours in Donegal and West Cork.’
    • ‘Spoof Beatles band The Rutles are preparing for a week-long farewell tour.’
    • ‘When they returned from their week-long honeymoon in Spain, they revealed their good news to family and friends.’
    • ‘These Nashville entertainers are doing a week-long Irish tour with dates up north and down south.’
    • ‘The men were arrested yesterday morning following a week-long police inquiry.’
    • ‘Forty health professionals visited Darent Valley Hospital yesterday as part of a week-long programme.’
    • ‘Donations were collected from Bolton's 15 mosques following a week-long appeal.’
    • ‘Hogarth said he had visited schools across Scotland where week-long work placements were working well.’
    • ‘Last November, the teenager visited the Awassa region of Ethiopia on a week-long aid trip.’
    • ‘Lancaster University is offering a week-long course in visiting and investigating haunted houses.’
    • ‘Both men were found guilty on Wednesday, following a week-long trial, of robbery and possession of a firearm.’
    • ‘The 57-year-old father was with six pals bound for a week-long golfing holiday in Spain.’



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