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Day : noun : period of 24 hours

• There are thirty days in June.

• The first day of the month is a public holiday.

Settlement day = day when accounts have to be settled

• Three clear days = three whole working days

• To give ten clear days' notice

• Allow four clear days for the cheque to be paid into the bank

Day : noun : Period of work from morning to night

• She took two days off = she did not come to work for two days.

• He works three days on, two days off = he works for three days, then has two days' holiday.

To work an eight-hour day = to spend eight hours at work each day

Day Shift = shift which works during the daylight hours such as from 8 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

• There are 150 men on the day shift.

• He works the day shift.

Day release = arrangement where a company allows a worker to go to college to study for one or two days each week

• The junior sales manager is attending a day release course.

Daybook : noun : book with an account of sales and purchases made each day

Day-to-day : adjective : ordinary or which goes on all the time

• He organizes the day-to-day running of the company.

• Sales only just cover the day-to-day expenses.

Day worker : noun : person who works the day shift

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