rest day

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Noun1.rest day - a day set aside for restrest day - a day set aside for rest    
day of the week - any one of the seven days in a week
Dominicus, Lord's Day, Sunday, Sun - first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and worship by most Christians
Sabbath - a day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians; Saturday for the Jews and a few Christians; Friday for Muslims
work day, workday, working day - a day on which work is done
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rest day

ngiorno di riposo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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And is it not a palpable, unquestionable good if a peasant, or a woman with a baby, has no rest day or night and I give them rest and leisure?" said Pierre, hurrying and lisping.
My youth is wasting away; my prospects are darkened; my life is a desolate blank; I have no rest day or night: I am become a burden to myself and others, and you might save me by a word - a glance, and will not do it - is this right?'
There's now a growing trend for supercharging your rest days with dedicated gym classes, gadgets and techniques designed to help you recover better and faster.
Keep in mind that rest days are as important as days when you exercise.
MORE than 20 years' worth of rest days are owed to police officers in Cleveland.
"There can also be a situation where the holiday is during an employee's annual leave period, and lastly, what compensation the employee is entitled to receive when the official holiday coincides with his/her weekly rest days, for instance, on a Saturday," Al Zadjali said.
And Romario told the Manchester City star: "I advise him to take full advantage of the rest days. Gabriel knows how important he is for the Brazil team and how much he can give.
In an article in yesterday's Western Mail it was mistakenly reported that South Wales Police officers were owed more than 35,000 days off for rest days that had been cancelled.
POLICING in Wales has been labelled "in crisis" after tens of thousands of rest days for officers were cancelled due to staffing shortages.
Calum Macleod said a lack of resources in police welfare departments have slashed the support available to stressed officers, while Freedom of Information requests have revealed front line staff in some forces were due as much as a week of rest days last year.
While a 48-hour or 72-hour rest day a week sounds enticing and considerate under HB 6152, it is also deceptive as it completely ignores the fact that workers and their families have to eat and support household expenses even on rest days and that income reduction will negatively impact on basic needs.