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workload

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishworkloadwork‧load /ˈwɜːkləʊd $ ˈwɜːrkloʊd/ ●○○ noun [countable]  WORK THAT somebody DOESthe amount of work that a person or organization has to do She’s struggling to cope with the heavy workload.increase/reduce/add to etc somebody’s workload We’ve got to find ways of reducing Gail’s workload next year.
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workloadFrye talked about grades, and credits, and workloads.Once in the classroom the teacher is restricted by the core curriculum and general workload and lack of equipment.Some fathers sincerely tried to become parents, sharing the home workload and parental responsibilities.The manager predicts variations in workload for the off-duty period.We hired another secretary to handle the increased workload.The aim is not to increase the community nurses' workload but rather to decrease time spent chasing the social work team.Judgements about staffing requirements, levels of workload, achievable standards, and so on, require managerial as well as clinical skills.This reduces the workload and helps in the production of a more comprehensive and accurate picture.heavy workloadWith a heavy workload and few specialized staff, for some councils conservation has taken second place.It is sheer indulgence, particularly for people who often protest about heavy workloads.The heavy workload that is life, that is death, that is life again, everlasting, world without end.
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