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Definición de “working” en inglés

working

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈwɜː.kɪŋ/ us    /ˈwɝː-/

working adjective [before noun] (JOB)

B1 relating to work: a 37-hour working week Working conditions/practices in the mill have hardly changed over the last 20 years. She has a difficult working relationship with many of her staff. having work: These tax changes will affect 90 percent of the working population.

working adjective [before noun] (MACHINE)

operating: It has taken about five years to restore the aircraft to (full) working condition/order. describes the parts of a machine that move and make it work: It is essential that all working components are properly lubricated.

working adjective [before noun] (USEFUL)

B2 describes 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 shall test. She's fluent in French and English and has a working knowledge of Spanish.
(Definition of working from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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