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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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In a nutshell: Effective but workmanlike retelling of the first Hannibal Lecter thriller.
I'd have to agree, it hasn't seemed like we're having as much fun,'' guard Derek Fisher said Tuesday after the Lakers, coming off a perfectly workmanlike victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, practiced for Thursday's second game of their best-of-five opening-round series.
After cantering down to the the five-furlong pole on Racecourse Side, Karasta settled in nicely to the lead given her by Adjawar (Charlotte Preston) and picked up in workmanlike rather than exhilarating style to go on by a couple of lengths in a seven-furlong workout.
Sussex closed on a workmanlike 252 for five from 91 overs.
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These stars will help Hughes continue to evolve the Potters' passing game after inheriting a more direct, workmanlike side from predecessor Tony Pulis.
Black Spot On was rather less impressive in winning at Leopardstown and didn't seem to earn his 13lb penalty to a mark of 57, and also workmanlike was Saturday's Gowran Park handicap scorer All About Alfie, who gets a steep enough 12lb rise to 73.
Typically, he was only workmanlike when making a successful return to action at Punchestown last month, but the better the race, the better he runs - and he may need to be at his best here.
The versatile line-up comes in three cab configurations - single, club and double - with a band of trim grades from the workmanlike 4Work models through to the more luxurious Barbarian and Walkinshaw versions.
Side Boob" sounds so coarse and workmanlike that one imagines it being sold by the yard at B&Q.
Labour's workmanlike, defeatist, do-nothing attitude to government is the last thing we need today,"he said.
Watching them, Young is the more attacking threat, because if there's a more workmanlike winger than Milner, then I've yet to see him," purred McCarthyabout thedifferentattributes facing his side at Molineux this afternoon.