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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.Workers in general
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.Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
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