Translation of "working" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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workingadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈwɜː.kɪŋ/ us /ˈwɝː.kɪŋ/

working adjective [ before noun ] (JOB)

B1 relating to work

a 37-hour working week 一周工作37小時
Working conditions/practices in the mill have hardly changed over the last 20 years. 過去20年來,這家磨坊的工作條件/方式幾乎沒有改變。
She has a difficult working relationship with many of her employees. 她與很多員工的工作關係都不好。

having work

These tax changes will affect 90 percent of the working population. 這些稅收的變化將會影響到90%的工作人口。

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working adjective [ before noun ] (MACHINE)


It has taken about five years to restore the aircraft to (full) working condition/order. 大約花了五年時間才令這架飛機完全恢復正常運作。

The working parts of a machine are those that move and make it work.

It is essential that all working components are well lubricated. 給所有運作部件適時上潤滑油是非常重要的。

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working adjective [ before noun ] (USEFUL)

B2 used to refer to a plan, idea, or knowledge that is not complete but is good enough to be useful

We have a working theory/hypothesis about what caused the crash, which we will test. 我們有了一個關於墜機原因的初步設想/假設,還待進一步驗證。
She's fluent in French and English and has a working knowledge of Spanish. 她法語和英語說得都很流利,西班牙語也能應付。

(Translation of “working” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)