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Work

1. To perform a task, especially in exchange for compensation or the potential for profit. Working is necessary for any economy to function.

2. See: Job.

work

see JOB, LABOUR, WORK ORGANIZATION, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK, HOMEWORKING, DOMESTIC LABOUR.

work

see JOB.
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BEIRUT: Lebanese naval forces working off the coast of the capital recovered over the weekend the body of a German woman who appears to have been strangled, security sources said.
A Wal-Mart spokeswoman told Reuters the company discourages employees from working off the clock and disciplines managers who permit it.
Realtors say they are working off just a one- month supply of houses, when a five-month inventory is what's needed to balance the market.
He simply wanted to alleviate the suffering of coral divers, who sometimes died while working off the shores of Spain.
Even if an application isn't written for use over the Internet, once students log in to the portal with a standard password and user identification, they can use that application as if they were working off of a desktop.
Because of improved integration in higher level systems (see above question #1), more of the enterprise is working off the same information and therefore making better business decisions.
We're now in search for a full time second guitar player; we've been working off of live guitarists for a while now.