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2 noun
Related topics: Industry
1 [singular] also workings the way something such as a system, piece of equipment, or organization works
working of
his knowledge of the inner workings of the department
I shall never understand the workings of his mind (=how he thinks).

flexible/short-time etc working

a particular way of working, especially relating to the hours which someone works
3 [countable usually plural]TI a mine or part of a mine where soil has been dug out in order to remove metals or stone [↪ quarry]

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