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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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We cannot speak of an electronic service without having strong context to work upon at the Ministries and other administrations," he said, affirming the need to have complementary tools to build the state we aspire.
Ben Ryan, coach of current Sevens World Series leaders Fiji, who won the opening round of the current nine-stage series in Australia in October, said his team still had a lot to work upon if they were continue their run of form and defend their Dubai title on Saturday.
Also, creating opportunities for skill development for entrepreneurs as well as their employees is also an area which needed to work upon.
We plan to build our work upon the document we will develop together with the Government of Kyrgyzstan.
Though Google isn't yet saying which products the Sparrow team will work upon, one wonders whether perhaps the company hopes to use its freshly-acquired apps to improve therather unloved Gmail app for iOS.
The Committee also discussed a number of economic topics in the Sultanate that included the increase in electricity and water tariff, recent amendments on the Labour Law, problems faced by citizens with respect to transit and custom clearance between land entry posts between the Sultanate and neighboring Gulf countries, as well as service fees imposed by telecommunications companies on building permits and excavation work upon which he Committee adopted appropriate procedures.
It will be interesting to see what they come up with in Bangalore -- the surface -- because I think England probably favour a livelier pitch than this ( in Dhaka) for their seam bowlers to work upon," Marks, who is here as a television commentator, told M AIL T ODAY .
What I said afterwards is that there are clearly areas to work upon but we did a lot of good things and I think that too often we play down those things and look immediately for the negatives.
If Brains opts for a blank canvas to work upon by demolishing the existing building there will be an opportunity to create something really special.
They apply such theories as Smelser's on collective behavior and Weber's on political sociology to analyze fringe groups' use of cyberspace to convince and recruit, the parallels in behavior of private armies in the US and Colombia, the use of the godly to create the ungodly in terrorist groups, and the multitudes of influential elements that work upon perceptions of such atrocities as the Abu Gharaib prison scandal.
The researchers found their hypothesis to be correct, and here they describe the previous work upon which they based their hypothesis, experimental methods and materials, results of experiments with various materials, the raw data, and their conclusions.
The work upon which this publication is based was performed for the National Center for Education Statistics by Educational Testing Service, the NAEP Education Statistics Services Institute, Pearson Educational Measurement, and Westat.