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dirty worknoun [C usually sing]

 /ˈdɜr·t̬i ˌwɜrk/
an unpleasant or dishonest job, esp. something that other people do not want to do: My boss gives me all his dirty work to do, so he doesn’t get blamed when things go wrong.
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