Meaning of “working life” in the English Dictionary

"working life" in Business English

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[ C ] WORKPLACE the years of your life that you spend working and earning money:

She spent her entire working life at the same bank.
during/throughout/in sb's working life The pay gap that many women suffer during their working lives becomes a vast pension gap in later life.

[ C or U ] WORKPLACE the time that someone spends at work, rather than at home:

For many people, the boundary between home and working life is becoming increasingly blurred.
The aim of the research is to improve the quality of working life.

[ C or U ] the period of time during which a machine, building, etc. operates or can be used effectively:

We are exploring ways of extending the working lives of nuclear power stations.

(Definition of “working life” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)