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English definition of “work”


verb [I or T] (DO JOB)    /wɜːk/ US  /wɝːk/
A1 to do a job , especially the job you do to earn money , or to make someone do a job : He works at the local hospital . She worked as a cleaner at the hospital . Mike works for a computer company . It's not unusual for a junior doctor to work a 70 or sometimes an 80-hour week . Have you any experience of working with children who have learning difficulties ? The instructors worked us very hard on the survival course . → See also work to rule (work-to-rule)Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
(Definition of work verb (DO JOB) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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