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workload

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɜːk.ləʊd/ us    /ˈwɝːk.loʊd/
the amount of work to be done, especially by a particular person or machine in a period of time: Teachers are always complaining about their heavy workloads. Students do find that their workload increases throughout the course.Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
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