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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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They've found that just one glass of red wine would take 60 squats to work off.
TRIMMINGS What it takes to work off Christmas calories
Wal-Mart made the announcement two weeks after it agreed to pay up to $54.25 million to current and former Wal-Mart employees in Minnesota who claimed that the retailer failed to grant workers full rest breaks and forced hourly employees to work off the clock.
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Every quarter, groups of students from Auburn University elect to live and work off campus in the impoverished counties of western Alabama.
He wants to go to Upper School, but instead his uncle sends him off to Stallery to become a page boy, insisting that he must work off his bad karma by putting an end to some bad person in power up at the mansion--who, exactly, the uncle doesn't know, but it's Conrad's job to find out.
In addition, sell the chef on the practicality of your requests by trying to work off their existing menu and limiting obscure ingredients in his or her recipes.
In the Single-Income Ruralpolitan group, the operator primarily works off the farm, while in the Double-Income Ruralpolitan group, both the operator and spouse primarily work off the farm.
When an army of personal trainers exists solely to help Julia Roberts work off last night's dessert, the fat suit provides a way for actors to show themselves doing the one thing they can't do" eating to excess, behaving the way they think their audience behaves.
Although John never entered into a promissory note with Evans, he had always expected Evans to "work off" his share of the capital contributions if the ventures ever failed.
And yet by no means is to characterize In Lieu of Heaven as a scholarly work off the mark.
He brings illegal aliens into the country for an exorbitant fee and work off their entry price as indentured servants.