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job

noun uk   /dʒɒb/  us   /dʒɑːb/

job noun (EMPLOYMENT)

A1 [C] the regular work that a person does to earn money: a temporary/permanent job When she left college, she got a job as an editor in a publishing company. It's very difficult trying to bring up two children while doing a full-time job. He's never managed to hold down (= keep) a steady (= permanent) job. She's applied for a job with an insurance company. Are you going to give up your job when you have your baby? After a disastrous first month in office, many people are beginning to wonder if the new president is up to (= able to do) the job. Hundreds of workers could lose their jobs.out of a job C2 without a job: How long have you been out of a job?
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job noun (PIECE OF WORK)

A2 [C] a particular piece of work: The builders are aiming to get the job done by the end of the month. He spent the afternoon doing jobs around the house.informal Will you be able to carry all the shopping back home on your bike, or will it have to be a car job (= will you need the car)?
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job noun (RESPONSIBILITY)

B2 [S] something that is your responsibility: [+ to infinitive] She believed her job as a politician was to represent the views of her party and the people who voted for her. I know it's not my job to tell you how to run your life, but I do think you've made a mistake.
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job noun (PROBLEM)

[S] informal a problem or an activity that is difficult: [+ -ing verb] It was a real job getting the wheel off the bike. We were only given an hour for the exam, and I had a job finishing it.

job noun (EXAMPLE)

[C] informal an example of a particular type: It's an original, not one of those imitation jobs.

job noun (CRIME)

[C] slang a crime in which money or goods are stolen, or an action or activity that is dishonest or unpleasant: He was put in prison for five years for doing a bank job.US He really did a job on her, telling her that he would always love her and then moving to Fiji with someone else.
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