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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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A workmate said: "We are all hoping he will pull through.
Now colleagues at MFI, on the Preston Farm Industrial Estate, have helped boost that figure by holding a charity football game, with workmates organising themselves into two teams.
JUST FOR KICKS: David has told workmates how Suzy likes him to wear Barnes' old soccer shirts and of their fun and games in the summerhouseTHE jilted wife of soccer legend John Barnes has set up home with a toyboy lover nearly 20 years her junior.
The concept of the Workmate came to Ron, who designed the famous Lotus Elan, after he sawed a chair in half at home while undertaking some DIY.
Ron says: "I realised the only way was to make, build and sell the Workmate myself.
HAIR WE GO: Workmate Pete Ramsay gets the clippers on Lee Anderson's long locks.
Another workmate said: "Eric was always great craic, he was always in a good mood and he loved chatting to customers.
WORKMATES of a Coventry man who collapsed and died at work have raised more than pounds 600 for the Snowball appeal in his memory.
I was very upset but let it drop because she insisted the guy was only a workmate.
Mr McBride, of Mavor Drive, Goodyers End, Bedworth, must now wait for a ruling by an independent panel on whether he and his workmate are the legal "finders" for compensation purposes.
His workmates at Exel Logistics came up with the perfect fund-raising idea - a sponsored truck pull of one of the company's 15 tonne articulated lorries.
When he was a 17-year-old apprentice welder in a Renfrewshire factory, Lilley watched a workmate lose his job and his house on the same day.