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English definition of “work sth out”

work sth out

phrasal verb with work     /wɜːk/ verb
to calculate the cost, price, or amount of something: Work out how many people we need to finish the project on time. We worked out the cost of hiring two more developers.
to find a solution to a problem or situation: We need to work out a way of improving our overseas sales. The details of the deal are still being worked out.
(Definition of work sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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