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English definition of “graft”

graft

verb [I] (WORK)    /ɡrɑːft/ US  /ɡræft/ UK informal
to work hard: It was very sad that after spending all those years grafting (away), he died so soon after he retired .Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work grafter     /ˈɡrɑːf.tər/ US  /ˈɡræf.tɚ/ noun [C] UK informal a hard worker Workers in general
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