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Meaning of "opening hours" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OPENING HOURS

opening hours  [ˈəʊpənɪŋ aʊəz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OPENING HOURS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Opening hours is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OPENING HOURS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of opening hours in the English dictionary

The definition of opening hours in the dictionary is the hours that an establishment is open for business.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OPENING HOURS


after-hours
ˌɑːftərˈaʊəz
contours
ˈkɒntʊəz
flexihours
ˈflɛksɪˌaʊəz
hours
aʊəz
ours
aʊəz
scours
ˈskaʊəz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OPENING HOURS

opencast
opencast mining
opener
opening
opening act
opening arguments
opening balance
opening batsman
opening bowler
opening ceremony
opening gambit
opening night
opening time
opening times
openly
openmouthedly
openmouthedness
openness
openside
openwork

WORDS THAT END LIKE OPENING HOURS

banking hours
book of hours
business hours
consulting hours
daylight hours
late hours
licensing hours
little hours
office hours
peak hours
school hours
shopping hours
small hours
surgery hours
the small hours
till all hours
Tours
twenty-four hours
twilight hours
visiting hours
waking hours

Synonyms and antonyms of opening hours in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «opening hours» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OPENING HOURS

Find out the translation of opening hours to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of opening hours from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «opening hours» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

营业时间
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

horario de apertura
570 millions of speakers

English

opening hours
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खुलने का समय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سَاعَاتُ الْعَمَلِ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

часы открытия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

horário de funcionamento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জ্যাম খুলুন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

horaires d’ouverture
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Membuka judi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Öffnungszeiten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

営業時間
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

영업 시간
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mbukak gambit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giờ mở cửa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காம்பிட்டைத் திறக்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जुगट उघडणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Açan kumarbaz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

orario di apertura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

godziny otwarcia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

режим роботи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ore de lucru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ώρες λειτουργίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ure
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

öppettider
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

åpningstider
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of opening hours

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OPENING HOURS»

The term «opening hours» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.568 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OPENING HOURS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «opening hours» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «opening hours» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about opening hours

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OPENING HOURS»

Discover the use of opening hours in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to opening hours and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Opportunities and Drawbacks of Extended Opening Hours versus ...
Extension of Opening Hours According to a poll, undertaken before the new law in June 2003 by the 'institute of trade research' (Institut für Handelsforschung) in Cologne, 92% of consumers interviewed plead fundamentally for longer opening  ...
Martina Schäfer, 2004
2
The Rough Guide to Austria
Opening hours in Austria are currently in the process of being liberalized. However, after decades of strict control, old habits die hard, and it can still be very difficult to obtain even the most basic provisions in the evening or at weekends.
Jonathan Bousfield, Rob Humphreys, 2001
3
The Rough Guide to Amsterdam
Z. 1. Opening. hours. and. public. holidays. Although there's recently been some movement towards greater flexibility, opening hours for shops, businesses and tourist attractions - including museums - remain a little restrictive. ln addition, travel ...
Martin Dunford, Jack Holland, Phil Lee, 2003
4
Italy
CO > v> o o -a to 3 Opening hours, public holidays and festivals Italian opening hours are becoming more flexible. Most shops and businesses in Italy open Monday to Saturday from around 8am until 1 pm, and from about 4pm until 7pm,  ...
Ros Belford, Martin Dunford, Celia Woolfrey, 2003
5
Part-time Work: Fifth Item on the Agenda
Many commentators have pointed, for example, to the longer shop opening hours which began to prevail in the United States and Canada in the 1950s and 60s and which were followed some years later in Europe. Opening hours in the retail  ...
‎1992
6
Indonesia
Opening hours are complicated in Indonesia, with government offices, post offices, businesses and shops setting their own timetables. As a rough outline, businesses open Monday to Friday Sam to 4pm and Saturday Sam to noon, with  ...
‎2003
7
Paris
... added to May Day and Victory Day. lt makes a peaceful time to visit, as people clear out of town over several weekends, but many businesses will have erratic opening hours. Just about everywhere, including museums, is closed on May 1 .
‎2003
8
The Rough Guide to the Loire
o o -a CD o c ID CL C • Opening hours and public holidays Opening hours in provincial France are very civilized. Except in the height of summer, when tourist attractions and businesses forego the customary two-hour lunch break, everything ...
James McConnachie, 2004
9
Hong Kong and Macau
Hong Kong has a fairly complicated set of opening hours for different shops and services. Generally, offices are open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, and some open Saturday 9am-1pm; banks, Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm, Saturday 9am-1 2.30pm ; ...
Jules Brown, Dinah Gardner, 2002
10
The Rough Guide to Norway
o <n O TJ I. Opening hours, public holidays and festivals Although there's recently been some movement towards greater flexibility, opening hours for shops and businesses remain fairly restrictive. On the other hand, tourist attractions and ...
Phil Lee, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OPENING HOURS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term opening hours is used in the context of the following news items.
1
PostOffice relocation means increased opening hours and more …
A terminal is to be built within in the Droitwich Road store, and will see opening hours increase to 5am until 9pm Monday to Saturday, and 6am ... «Worcester News, Jul 15»
2
Scalloway extends pool opening hours
The Scalloway pool's opening hours have been extended. Photo: SRT. THE SCALLOWAY swimming pool has extended its opening hours with ... «Shetland News, Jul 15»
3
Blitz nightclub wins later opening hours battle at second attempt
Councillors on the licensing committee ignored an objection from Lancashire Police who argued there would be a risk to public safety in the ... «Blog Preston, Jul 15»
4
Swimming pools extend their opening hours as severe heat wave …
Elvir Omercevic, 36, seeks refreshment in a lake near Tuzla, 120 kms north of Sarajevo, on Monday, July 20, 2015. A heat wave with daily ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
5
Controversial plans to extend opening hours at Stockton social club …
A SOCIAL club in a residential area has been allowed to extend its opening hours, despite objections from residents. However, drinkers at Elm ... «Darlington and Stockton Times, Jul 15»
6
A day of restlessness: Greek workers protest Sunday opening hours
A Sunday well spent brings a week of content goes the old saying. But in Greece the difference is whether you're spending money or time with ... «euronews, Jul 15»
7
Fewer people using Wirral libraries since opening hours were cut
Many of Wirral's libraries have seen their use drop by a third since the council slashed opening hours. New figures revealed in council ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
8
Extended opening hours for Mearns Library
“The new opening hours will give more people the chance to come in and see what we've got to offer.” The new opening times are as follows:. «Mearns Leader, Jul 15»
9
Canteen opening hours criticised
Cllr John Bray has criticised Wicklow County Council for only opening the canteen in the county buildings on Monday's when county council ... «Wicklow People, Jul 15»
10
Under-threat Bristol libraries saved - but opening hours face cut
But Eastville Library is still earmarked for closure - and the city's remaining 27 libraries could see their opening hours shortened, with a ... «Bristol Post, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Opening hours [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/opening-hours>. Jul 2019 ».
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