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English definition of “grind”

grind

noun [S]     /ɡraɪnd/ informal
a difficult or boring activity that needs a lot of effort: Having to type up my handwritten work was a real grind. The daily grind of taking care of three children was wearing her down.Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
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