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English definition of “treadmill”

treadmill

noun [S] (REPEATED WORK)    /ˈtred.mɪl/
any type of repeated work that is boring and makes you feel tired and seems to have no positive effect and no end: There were days when child-rearing seemed like an endless treadmill of feeding, washing, and nappy-changing.Employment status and types of workBoredom, tedium and boring things
(Definition of treadmill noun (REPEATED WORK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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