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English definition of “work”

work

noun (EVERYTHING)    /wɜːk/ US  /wɝːk/
the works informal everything that you might want or expect to find in a particular situation : The bridegroom was wearing a morning suit , gloves , top hat - the works.mainly US And let me have two large pizzas with the works (= with all available types of food on top ).Something, anything, nothing, and everything Grammar:Work (noun)Grammar:Work as an uncountable nounWork is an uncountable noun when it means something we do that takes an effort, often as part of a job or for study:Grammar:Work as a countable nounWork as a countable noun means something created, especially a book or painting or piece of music or sculpture:
(Definition of work noun (EVERYTHING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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