job-share definition, meaning - what is job-share in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “job-share”

job-share

verb [I] uk   /ˈdʒɒb.ʃeər/  us   /ˈdʒɑːb.ʃer/
to divide the duties and the pay of one job between two people who work at different times during the day or week
job-share
noun [C] uk   us  
job-sharing
noun [U] uk   /ˈdʒɒbˌʃeə.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈdʒɑːbˌʃer.ɪŋ/
The city council is encouraging job-sharing to make it easier for parents of young children to work.
(Definition of job-share from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of job-share?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

intellectualize

to think about or discuss a subject in a detailed and intellectual way, without involving your emotions or feelings

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More