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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.

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see JOB, LABOUR, WORK ORGANIZATION, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK, HOMEWORKING, DOMESTIC LABOUR.

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The committee said it was essential the drafting of the list of what is reserved to the UK Government starts from the principle that they are clear, workable and simple, and warned against "a long list of reservations generated by individual Whitehall departments."
Mr Rhodes added the council felt the business plan put forward for Aberglaslyn isn't workable because of concerns about regular income, staff costs and financial backing.
The publication of this whitepaper comes on the heels of an offer by Workable Solutions to lend their management's expertise to health policy decision-makers in the coming months of the health insurance exchange selection.
"Unfortunately, the room wasn't workable, but she tried, and it left an impression.
CONSUMER groups have urged banks to ensure there were workable alternatives in place before cheques were phased out.
Director of public prosecutions Keir Starmer said the law was "workable" in its current state and it was for Parliament to decide whether it needed to be clarified.
-- A workable pathway providing timely patient access to safe, affordable and life-saving biogenetic medicines would save consumers and the health care system billions of dollars, says the Genetic Pharmaceutical Association.
HP Process, which has received numerous certifications from OEM manufacturers, uses high-quality primers, basecoats and urethane clearcoats that produce a finish that's workable to sand and polish in 40 minutes or less.
The Professional Rugby Players Association have offered to facilitate urgent talks in the hope of reaching a 'workable solution' to the long-running club versus country row.
and Conn."), you assert that the Connecticut Insurance Department's coastal insurance report "strikes a good balance and addresses concerns from all sides," and suggest that it represents "a workable, well-reasoned foundation on a tough issue that does not seem to have any easy answers."
"It will provide a forum where they can come together and work in a non-threatening environment to develop, not necessarily perfect, but workable solutions that each group can live with."
The novel also contains interesting information about ecological issues, suggests workable compromises, and is packed with freshly drawn characters.