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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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When I told my supervisor I was working off the clock, he wrote me up and then the same day gave me a one dollar an hour raise," stated a former Jacksonville, Fla.
The two institutions are working off a partnership established when the University of California, Los Angeles, opened a satellite of its acclaimed Jonsson Cancer Center adjacent to Newhall Memorial.
These trends have been exacerbated by weak end market demand, particularly in the heavy-duty truck market which is still working off the inventory overhang resulting from excessive industry production in the late 1990's.
Working off a videotape prepared by Nelson, Pilkenton will work with the kids until the Oberlin dancers arrive.
Karell's African Dream Vacations - Experience the serenity of nature in southern Africa with fine food, wine and hospitality of the Cape, while working off a few of extra pounds.
Jose Reuvalcava was in Lukas' crew, working off one of his 15 days of community service imposed as a fine for a speeding ticket.
Campbell was working off a penalty for trespassing and Kapac had been convicted of a felony marijuana charge.
For example, a Web designer or developer working off site can now automatically reformat and update text within images with a single command, making it easier to keep pace with accelerated Web publishing schedules.