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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.
Provided the mechanism is workable and the cash flow implications are fair, there is no reason why such PGS should lead to development projects being shelved.
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.
Forster's workable distinction between story and plot--and then stress the greater need to transcend it, to re-unite the essentially artificial separation Forster tends to make between events and their significance.
A substantial majority of the House does not think vouchers are wise or workable.
This idea is workable but needs to be thought out carefully to be sure the probe measures something that's useful," says Sleep.
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.