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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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Workable Solutions has been administering health insurance exchanges for almost fifteen years.
The WorkAble vacancy appealed to me as it seemed a really interesting and varied role that could actually make a difference to people.
The Treasury is consulting the property industry for their views on the qualities and features of a workable PGS to take effect from April 2008.
There are sound policy reasons for encouraging humanitarian aid abroad and the new regulations not only provide clear workable rules but also reduce the administrative burdens the old rules imposed on taxpayers," she stated.
Sullivan's account of an attempt to find a workable alternative to "all or nothing" in the abortion debate reminds us that there are, in fact, men and women of good sense and good-will in our national government, but whose efforts are often thwarted by the shrill noises of those at the ideological poles or, worse, by the reluctance of supposedly responsible public-interest groups to risk the wrath of the ideologues.
The basic commitment is to insist on workable arrangements instead of settling for something less.
Forster, in Aspects of the Novel, establishes a workable, though artificial, distinction between story and plot:
Practiced on the political landscape, advocacy involves making phone calls, writing letters and sending e-mails, working in coalitions, testifying before committees, meeting with elected officials and hammering out practical and workable solutions.
Pricing for a workable disk subsystem falls into three distinct categories:
But Bugalla said no one has come up with a workable method to insure reputation.
It represents a combination of the best current, workable police practices and psychological research.
It is in the best interest of sound tax administration to provide taxpayers with a workable means of qualifying their transactions under Sec.