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English definition of “rush job”

rush job

noun [C]    
a piece of work that is not as good as it could be, because you do it quickly : The biography was a bit of a rush job .Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and activeWork, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
(Definition of rush job noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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