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English definition of “be in work/out of work”

be in work/out of work

to have a job, or not to have a job: He was always in work, right from the day he left school. My father was out of work at the time, so we struggled, obviously. an out-of-work actor/manager
(Definition of be in work/out of work from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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