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workaholic

noun [C] uk   /ˌwɜː.kəˈhɒl.ɪk/  us   /ˌwɝː.kəˈhɑː.lɪk/
C2 a person who works a lot of the time and finds it difficult not to work: A self-confessed workaholic, Tony Richardson can't remember when he last had a holiday.
workaholism
noun [U] uk   /ˈwɜː.kə.hɒl.ɪ.zəm/  us   /ˈwɝː.kə.hɑː.lɪ-/
Once workaholism sets in, it progresses through stages similar to those in drug addiction.
Translations of “workaholic”
in Korean 일중독자, 일벌레…
in Arabic مُدمِن عَمَل, حُمار شُغل (مصر)…
in Portuguese viciado, -a no trabalho…
in Catalan addicte, -a a la feina…
in Japanese 仕事中毒(の人)…
in Italian maniaco, -a del lavoro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作狂…
in Russian трудоголик…
in Turkish işkolik kimse, iş düşkünü kişi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作狂…
in Polish pracoholik…
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