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workaholic

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌwɜːkəˈhɒlɪk/
someone who works very long hours and finds it difficult not to be working: A self-confessed workaholic, Tom says that he can't remember when he last had a break. a workaholic lifestyle
Translations of “workaholic”
in Korean 일중독자, 일벌레…
in Arabic مُدمِن عَمَل, حُمار شُغل (مصر)…
in Portuguese viciado, -a no trabalho…
in Catalan addicte, -a a la feina…
in Japanese 仕事中毒(の人)…
in Italian maniaco, -a del lavoro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作狂…
in Russian трудоголик…
in Turkish işkolik kimse, iş düşkünü kişi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作狂…
in Polish pracoholik…
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