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English definition of “piecework”

piecework

noun [U]     /ˈpiːswɜːk/ HR
work that is paid at a fixed rate based on the amount done rather than the time it takes to do the job: She spent a month doing piecework in a shoe factory. The consultant was paid on a piecework basis. piecework pay/rates
(Definition of piecework noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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