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workaholicnoun [C]

uk   /ˌwɜː.kəˈhɒl.ɪk/  us   /ˌwɝː.kəˈhɑː.lɪk/
workaholism
noun [U] uk   /ˈwɜː.kə.hɒl.ɪ.zəm/  us   /ˈwɝː.kə.hɑː.lɪ-/
Once workaholism sets in, it ​progresses through ​stagessimilar to those in ​drugaddiction.
(Definition of workaholic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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workaholicnoun [C]

 us   /ˌwɜr·kəˈhɔ·lɪk, -ˈhɑl·ɪk/
a ​person who ​works a lot of the ​time and ​finds it ​difficult not to ​work
(Definition of workaholic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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workaholicnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌwɜːkəˈhɒlɪk/
someone who ​works very ​longhours 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
(Definition of workaholic from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “workaholic”
in Arabic مُدمِن عَمَل, حُمار شُغل (مصر)…
in Korean 일중독자, 일벌레…
in Portuguese viciado, -a no trabalho…
in Catalan addicte, -a a la feina…
in Japanese 仕事中毒(の人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作狂…
in Turkish işkolik kimse, iş düşkünü kişi…
in Russian трудоголик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作狂…
in Italian maniaco, -a del lavoro…
in Polish pracoholik…
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