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having a job that you are paid for
rely on relatives for childcare.
will have to support a growing number of retired people.
having a physical or practical job
the ordinary working man
the time that people spend doing their job
In a normal working day, I see around 6 or 7 clients.
during/outside working hours
Telephone at any time during normal working hours.
Many mothers prefer
flexible working hours
We do a 37-hour working week.
a day of the week when most people work. In Britain and the US this is usually Monday to Friday
It will be returned within three working days
three days, not including weekends or public holidays
working conditions/environment etc
the situation in which you work, especially the physical things such as pay or safety
improvements in working conditions
the way in which you do your job
training in up-to-date working practices
the part of your adult life when you have a paid job
in a factory.
(in) working order
working properly and not broken
be in good/perfect/full etc working order
The car was old, but the engine was still in good working order.
the amount of exercise needed to
in working order
the way that people work together
working relationship with/between
They want to establish a better working relationship between medical and nursing staff.
good/close/effective etc working relationship
with other voluntary groups.
a working knowledge of something
enough knowledge of a system, subject, language etc to be able to use it or to do a particular job
good working knowledge
of the Building Regulations is necessary for the job.
clothes which you wear for work or are designed for people to work in
a model that has parts that move
the parts of a machine that move
, idea etc that may not be exactly right but is good enough to use when you start working on something
enough support in parliament for a government to continue making laws and ruling a country
a breakfast, lunch etc which is also a business meeting
the part of a person's or computer's memory which stores information about the thing being worked on now
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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