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  1. (heading, uncountable) Employment.
    1. Labour, occupation, job.
    2. The place where one is employed.
  2. (heading, uncountable) Effort.
    1. Effort expended on a particular task.
    2. Sustained human effort to overcome obstacles and achieve a result.
    3. Something on which effort is expended.
    4. (physics) A measure of energy expended in moving an object; most commonly, force times distance. No work is done if the object does not move.
    5. (physics) A measure of energy that is usefully extracted from a process.
  3. Sustained effort to achieve a goal or result, especially overcoming obstacles.
  4. (heading) Product; the result of effort.
    1. (uncountable, often in combination) The result of a particular manner of production.
    2. (uncountable, often in combination) Something produced using the specified material or tool.
    3. (countable) A literary, artistic, or intellectual production.
    4. (countable) A fortification.
  5. (uncountable, slang, professional wrestling) The staging of events to appear as real.
  6. (mining) Ore before it is dressed.
  7. The equipment needed to inject a drug (syringes, needles, swabs etc.)
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  9. Examples:
    1. “My work is as a project manager for a large company.”
      “Analyzing the incoming data is the main part of my work.”
      “It's going to take a lot of work to finish building this house.”
  1. An area allocated for someone to work in, especially in an office.
  2. (computing) A file (or system of files) in which related software and data can be manipulated or developed in isolation from others.
  3. (computing) An empty portion of the screen or window that serves as a container for other windows or objects.
  4. (computing) One of the screens that can be switched between in a virtual desktop.
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  6. Examples:
    1. “I look at my workspace and I realize that I have so much equipment there that it's a wonder that it was organizable.”
      “It also provides an interactive workspace, within which collaboration, workflow and self-service can occur.”
      “They also add a vibrant colour creating a beautiful and welcoming workspace and home.”
  1. A mechanism or machine; the means by which something happens.
  2. A factory or factories, or similar collection(s) of buildings.
  3. (with "the") Everything or everything that is available or possible; especially, all available toppings on food.
  4. (with "the") Drastic treatment; abuse; the axe (dismissal).
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  6. Examples:
    1. “The Royal Shakespeare Company is looking to appoint a design group to create the brand identity for its first year-long festival dedicated to showcasing the complete works of William Shakespeare.”
      “On his eightieth birthday in 1972, the town dedicated its annual report to him in recognition of his good works and countless kindnesses.”
      “Is it any wonder, therefore, that the jobs which the local steel works provide are especially precious?”
  1. (plural) Operation; action.
  2. Method of operation.
  3. Fermentation.
  4. (of bodies of water) Becoming full of a vegetable substance.
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  6. Examples:
    1. “The working of the dryer resulted in an audible humming noise.”
      “He was deeply interested in the workings of aeronautical machines and studied them intently.”
      “Our judicial systems oversee the vast legal workings and relationships in a complex web of local arbitration, state courts, and federal benches.”
  1. A room, especially one which is not particularly large, used for manufacturing or other light industrial work.
  2. A brief, intensive course of education for a small group, emphasizing interaction and practical problem solving.
  3. An academic conference.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “I'll need to bring my car into the workshop to get a few parts replaced.”
      “The famous artist's former workshop has been converted into a museum.”
      “The workshop will focus on alternatives to traditional approaches to nutrition.”
  1. A book, used by a student, in which answers and workings may be entered besides questions and exercises.
  2. A book, used by a business, containing a record of work to be done, or work completed.
  3. (computing) A collection of spreadsheets stored in the same file.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “The program package includes a read-only memory compact disk and teacher workbook.”
      “The extent of drill work in arithmetic at his time can be gauged from a page from his first arithmetic workbook.”
      “Seven's 12-page workbook asks for 11 body measurements, covering everything from inseam to shoulder width.”
  1. (Britain, historical) An institution for the poor homeless, funded by the local parish where the able-bodied were required to work. Wp
  2. (US) A prison in which the sentence includes manual labour.
  3. (archaic) A factory; a place of manufacture.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “Unemployed millhands and weavers were faced with the choice of the workhouse or starvation, and rioted.”
      “No matter how we felt about the workhouse the inmates who had been there quite awhile, like myself, had learnt not to even mention running away.”
      “Young Oliver Twist is left in the care of a workhouse near London when his mother dies bringing him into the world.”
  1. A person who performs labor for a living, especially manual labor.
  2. A nonreproductive social insect, such as ant, bee, termite or wasp.
    1. (rare) A female ant, bee, termite or wasp.
  3. (computing) A thread performing one instance of a particular task within a program.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “He left school without qualifications and was a shop assistant before becoming a manual worker for Birmingham Council.”
      “Amukpe was a menial worker at an oil rig.”
      “He's a real worker. Heck, he didn't even stop for lunch.”
  1. Any place, such as a workshop, office, studio, or garage, set up where work can be performed; a workstation.
  2. A place of employment; workplace.
  3. A laboratory.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “Today there is a trend back to the old workstead as technology can bring people within sight and sound of each other even though they are hundreds of miles apart.”
      Workstead designed the rugged plywood box of a lamp, and Fuzzco developed four different geometric patterns for the exterior, painted red or white.”
  1. A camp in which volunteers visit another region and work on a project to benefit the region or its inhabitants.
  2. Any camp built for workers, such as when constructing something in a wilderness area.
  1. The rate at which a flow of work takes place
  2. (business) A process and/or procedure in which tasks are completed. It may be defined with a flowchart to define actors, actions, results, decisions, and action paths.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “Integrate the multimedia workflow into the normal story planning process of your newsroom.”
      “In addition to simple workflow management software, compatible software is what studies show businesses are looking for.”
      “Writing, editing, layout and pre-press preparations are computerised and the publishing workflow is all network based.”
  1. a desktop computer, normally more powerful than a normal PC and often dedicated to a specific task, such as graphics
  2. an area, at a workplace, for a single worker
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  4. Examples:
    1. “When she arrived, Sam brought her to his workstation, where they chatted while he tidied his desk.”
      “The workstation and its cubbyholes are meticulously planned with no wasted space.”
      “Back in the office, you can download the data to a workstation without intermediary paperwork.”
  1. The art or business of working; workmanship, especially pertaining to handcrafts, handiwork, needlework, etc.
  2. A place where one works; workshop; factory
  1. The amount of work assigned to a particular worker, normally in a specified time period
  2. The amount of work that a machine can handle or produce
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  4. Examples:
    1. “However, with only eight students enrolled in the course, the increased workload was manageable.”
      “It is a labour intensive business, but Lisa says as they are getting more established and organized the workload seems to be lessening.”
      “With increasingly weighty school bags and heavy workload after school, very little free time is left for the kids to enjoy their childhoods.”
  1. A night during which work is done.
  2. An evening before a day one has to work; a school night for someone who works rather than goes to school; typically the evenings of Sunday to Thursday.
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  1. A group of workers engaged in a series of collaborative tasks who usually work together.
  2. (computing) A computer network created for use by such groups.
  3. Examples:
    1. “Peer to peer networks comprise both peer workgroup LANs and P2P file sharing networks.”
      “Bait and BSA formed a workgroup for reaching consent on the procedures and the police checks of suspected software pirates.”
      “The excavator's pump system is the source of the oil, and it is routed to the attachment via tubelines and hoses on the workgroup.”
  1. (archaic) Master workman; overseer; employer of workmen.
  2. A skilled craftsman who owns a workshop.
  3. Examples:
    1. “An inquest in Bradford was told Fejes was brought to Britain and put to work in local bed factories by a brutal workmaster.”
      “It has makers or sponsors marks for Henrik Wigstrom, a jeweller and goldsmith who was, from 1903, head workmaster for the Faberge firm.”
      “When this is over, many fine mats are distributed which are taken to the workmaster. If he is satisfied he accepts the mats, but if he is angry he rejects them.”
  1. The ease with which something can be worked or fashioned.
  2. The quality of being workable; practical capacity to succeed.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “The oil companies will get their oil after the US government pays to restore the fields to workability.”
      “Properties include easy workability, adaptability and insensitivity to faulty manipulation possessed by mild steel.”
      “The wide use of ball clay is mainly due to its contribution of workability, plasticity and strength to the bodies in drying.”
  1. The skill of an artisan or craftsman.
  2. The quality of something made by an artisan or craftsman.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “It is an exquisite piece of workmanship and recreates the sounds of the harp, harmonica, and piccolo.”
      “Beneath it lay more men's clothes, including linen tunics of fine weave and workmanship.”
      “The hotel collapse was caused by poor workmanship and construction failure, he said Wednesday.”
  1. A sturdy bench or table at which manual work is done by a carpenter, machinist and so on
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Have the board hung above the workbench with each tool's resting place clearly marked.”
      “That way, writers and editors can work from a plan and use tools stored on their workbench.”
      “While we have land to labor, let us never wish to see our citizens occupied at a workbench or twirling a distaff.”
  1. All the workers employed by a specific organization or state, or on a specific project
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Companies are being encouraged to use these plans to incentivise their workforce.”
      “When I joined the workforce I was faced with the decision of whether or not to learn judo.”
      “There are many terms in the literature for workforce teams such as empowered and re-empowered teams, self-managed teams, and quality circles.”
  1. A working lifestyle; the way in which somebody integrates their occupation into their life.
  1. (US) A form of welfare in which people are required to work as a condition of receiving aid
  2. Examples:
    1. “Despite the threat workfare poses to public-sector unions, Williams says the labor movement has been sluggish in responding to the issue.”
      “If workfare replaces welfare, wages will become more flexible enabling EU labor markets to absorb immigrants more efficiently.”
      “In functional terms, workfare naturalizes and normalizes such job market conditions.”
  1. A list of work items to be performed or completed; an agenda.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “This type of cash concentration is carried out using a worklist in which several company codes are grouped together.”
      “You can also include complete worklists in the worklist under Add to worklist.”
      “This sales promotion document can be used as a worklist for telesales or telemarketing.”
  1. A woman who works in exchange for payment, especially one who does manual labour
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The lot of a German workingwoman in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries was very hard.”
      “Naturally, the workingwoman who is all alone in the world cannot exist on such a sum.”
      “You go ahead and print your newspaper and don't worry about the workingwoman.”
  1. A man who works in exchange for payment, especially one that does manual labour
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Try asking a liberal to support letting the workingman put a portion of his Social Security tax into a private account.”
      “But in Philadelphia an artisan or workingman could through ground rent gain access to land and build low-cost houses.”
      “The workingman cannot, then, repurchase that which he has produced for his master.”
  1. A room, such as a workshop or studio, where work is done.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “There is a glass door in this corridor which lets in light and has been designed to connect with a future bedroom built above the workroom.”
      “The shop has a retail area at the front and a workroom at the back, where the curtains, blinds, screens and pinboards are made.”
      “I can stay in my workroom for 15 hours without eating or sleeping, all my spirit is focused on painting.”
  1. Clothes designed to be worn while working, especially in a physically demanding job.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “We have a full wardrobe capability for all military, police, workwear, civilian and leisurewear garments.”
      “Most of those in the younger age groups these days seem to prefer workwear typical of the kind they often see on satellite television.”
      “We divested ourselves of the fetters of daily workwear and suitably wrapped in kimono style robes approached the tub.”
  1. (US) The range of days of the week that are normally worked
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  3. Examples:
    1. “A 32-hour workweek is a 4-day week and an 8-hour day combined.”
      “And, as we get into the workweek, I hate to say it, we have to have the calculator, the green eyeshades, and our eyes will be crossed.”
      “After sunset at the end of the workweek, I go to evening prayers and sit down for a festive meal with friends.”
  1. The quality, condition, or state of being workful; employment.
  1. (rare, sometimes science fiction) A computer display that one can work at.
  1. (Canada) A vacation that one spends getting work done.
  1. Somebody with whom one works; a coworker.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Arriving back at my desk, I discover I have a second workmate who will be sitting with Ben and me.”
      “He was summoned before the committee and fined for dobbing on a workmate but refused to pay.”
      “A trucker saved his workmate from being crushed to death by a runaway lorry.”
  1. A table designed for work of a specific type.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “I need to find a sturdy worktable for my new woodworking projects.”
      “I built a worktable out of scrap material and let both our children participate in its construction.”
      “The group consists of two dressing bureaus, two pier tables, one card table, one worktable, and one sideboard.”
  1. One who is employed or who works; worker.
  1. The period, or daily hours, during which somebody works.
  1. A shirt designed to be worn to work.
  2. Examples:
    1. “His cheap workshirt, incongruously brilliant with the gold of the medals that flashed in the firelight, was open in front, showing the smooth skin and splendid swell of chest.”
  1. A shed where work is carried out.
  2. Examples:
    1. “One night, when the old woman was asleep, he crept out of bed and took her walking-stick downstairs to his workshed.”
  1. The place where someone works.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “This in itself however was not a solid alibi because he could have left the workplace and no one would've known.”
      “To others it's an essential watchdog needed to prevent discriminatory practices in the workplace.”
      “I think it's a basic American right that, when you leave the workplace, when you punch out, you're on your own time.”
  1. (US) A participant in a workfare system
  1. One who attends a workcamp.
  1. Obsolete spelling of work
  1. (archaic) workmanship
  2. Examples:
    1. “The first sanctuary, built to replace a pagan cult place of workship, is probably of Wisigothic and Merovingian times.”
      “This is the first personal exhibition of Batory's work, ten years after his debut in his Parisian workship.”
      “The painting and drawing workship gives the children the opportunity to paint, and to express themselves through paint.”
  1. plural of working.
  2. (plural only) The internal mechanism of some device or system.
  3. (plural only) The parts of a quarry or mine that are being (or has been) worked.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “This article explains the workings of running an art gallery.”
      “What we may see as the handiwork of Pan or Isis, others may see as the blind workings of the physical laws that govern the universe.”
      “This, admittedly, gives one a splendid insight into the more mysterious workings of the human mind.”
  1. plural of workingwoman
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The new Swiss law for the protection of women laborers has produced a number of genuine improvements for the workingwomen.”
      “On her return to Noumea, she was superior of the hospitality house, and then opened a Hostel for young workingwomen in the Vallée des Colons.”
      “The debate continued, giving Susan an opportunity to explain why the ballot was important to workingwomen.”
  1. plural of workstation
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  3. Examples:
    1. “It will feature high-end multimedia workstations, networked wireless laptops and express-type terminals.”
      “Dell will trim prices by up to 22 percent on desktops, notebooks, workstations, servers, monitors and, of course, printers.”
      “Development was done using desktop and lab workstations, targeting laptop and embedded computers for field use.”
  1. plural of workperson
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  3. Examples:
    1. “It was fortunate that no workpeople were in the room below, or they would have been crushed to death.”
      “Each shirt is made by skilled workpeople, from sound materials, and is guaranteed to wear well and resist the washtub.”
      “It may have been a summons to the workpeople of some manufactory, it may have been like all the other experiences of that strange night.”
  1. plural of workingman
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Both were ordinary workingmen who found themselves needed to perform a secret mission that could make a difference in ending the war.”
      “The stables for the horses were well kept and warm, as the horses were almost as important as the workingmen.”
      “Nineteenth-century British society distinguished clearly between aristocrats, gentlemen, and common workingmen.”
  1. plural of workcation
  1. plural of workmaster
  1. plural of workcamper
  1. plural of workscreen
  1. plural of workforce
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Atkinson claimed that firms were increasingly seeking and achieving greater flexibility from their workforces by such procedures.”
      “This pace is broadly comparable with the trend in manufacturing workforces in America, Britain and most other western economies.”
      “Chapter two describes the market share of the Canadian Potash and Uranium industries, and the characteristics of their workforces.”
  1. plural of workplace
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The Minister said people had to recognise that pubs were workplaces for thousands.”
      “The atmosphere inside workplaces like the Parklands office has been horrible.”
      “Poverty pins them between traditional ideals of Italian womanhood and the claims of urban workplaces.”
  1. plural of workshirt
  1. plural of workfarer
  1. plural of workgroup
  1. plural of workhouse
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The difference between poorhouses and workhouses in Bridgewater is more ambiguous.”
      “Individual supervisors of public works or of workhouses might be named, but there was no global critique of political institutions.”
      “Overnight accommodation varied, from the the casual wards of local workhouses to more friendly lodgings and municipally-arranged feasts.”
  1. plural of workspace
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  3. Examples:
    1. “A five-year plan will transform the historic building into flats, shops and workspaces.”
      “Ironically, the higher rents of many downtown workspaces are the result of artists reclaiming the otherwise empty buildings.”
      “The company simply could not provide the team with an adjacent block of offices and workspaces.”
  1. plural of workstyle
  1. plural of workbench
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Green-fingered gardening and DIY freaks can choose from power tools, workbenches, garden vacs, and shredders.”
      “The facility is filled with workbenches bearing tool boxes loaded with files, stones, scrapers and reamers.”
      “They were spread casually about a large classroom with groups of white desks at the front and workbenches at the back.”
  1. plural of workling
  1. plural of workload
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Doctors are continuing their strike that began on January 14 in protest over low pay and growing workloads.”
      “But unhappiness at workloads has been building up across the country for three years.”
      “Yet some critics equate convergence with a loss of jobs, heavier workloads for journalists, and monolithic news and opinion.”
  1. plural of workmate
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Only a few days ago I was feeling smug about not coming down with anything even though my workmates were dropping like flies.”
      “He developed a cockney accent so that he would fit in better with his workmates.”
      “Their training had placed not only them in danger, but also their workmates and the community.”
  1. plural of workroom
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Most of the windows were from hallways and workrooms, though there were a few belonging to cells.”
      “He was spending the rainy day with his drawing pad, working out future kitchens, workrooms and such.”
      “But because I was the girl who was sent out to do the shopping for the workrooms, I knew where to get everything.”
  1. plural of workshed
  1. plural of workshop
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Six scripts will be selected for the next stage of read-throughs and workshops with the participating theatres.”
      “Most of it is devoted to offices, conservation workshops and a packing room.”
      “The event will include study visits in and around Manchester, keynote speeches, workshops, master classes, fringe events and a major exhibition.”
  1. plural of worktext
  1. plural of workbook
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “This means certain books must be purchased, but individual workbooks can be charged directly to the students.”
      “This concept is represented in a bar graph pictured in the students' workbooks.”
      “Once you figure out how to browse it, you stumble across carefully prepared exercises and workbooks.”
  1. plural of workcamp
  1. plural of workflow
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “The transaction processing engine has a graphical front-end where users can sketch transaction workflows to connected answer resources.”
      “The system monitors all workflows in progress and interprets the results upon completion of each step.”
      “They have to be able to understand diagrams of system architectures and create their own diagrams of process workflows.”
  1. plural of worktime
  1. plural of worker
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The company has disclosed that it will be laying off thousands of workers later this year.”
      “The company offered a carrot in the form of additional vacation time to workers who met their deadlines.”
      “Special workers were called in to decontaminate the area after the oil spill.”
  1. plural of worke
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