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homework

noun
 
 
/ˈhəʊmwɜːk/
do your homework to study a subject or situation carefully so that you know a lot about it and can deal with it successfully: The company working on the project had clearly done their homework on universal design issues.
Translations of “homework”
in Korean 숙제…
in Arabic واجِب…
in Portuguese lição de casa, dever de casa…
in Catalan deures…
in Japanese 宿題…
in Italian compito di casa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 功課…
in Russian домашнее задание, уроки…
in Turkish ev ödevi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家庭作业…
in Polish zadanie lub zadania domowe…
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