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  1. work

    • IPA[wərk]

    美式

    • n.
      activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a purpose or result;mental or physical activity as a means of earning income; employment
    • v.
      be engaged in physical or mental activity in order to achieve a purpose or result, especially in one's job; do work;be employed in a specified occupation or field
    • noun: work, plural noun: works

    • verb: work, 3rd person present: works, gerund or present participle: working, past tense: worked, past participle: worked

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    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a purpose or result:

      he was tired after a day's work in the fields

    • 2. mental or physical activity as a means of earning income; employment:

      I'm still looking for work

    • 3. the place where one is employed:

      I was returning home from work on a packed subway

    • 4. the period of time one spends in paid employment:

      he was going to the theater after work

    • 5. a task or tasks to be undertaken; something a person or thing has to do:

      they made sure the work was progressing smoothly

    • 6. the materials for a task:

      she frequently took work home with her

    • 7. cosmetic plastic surgery:

      between you and me, I think he's had some work done

    • 8. good or moral deeds:

      the Clapham sect was concerned with works rather than with faith

    • 9. something done or made:

      her work hangs in all the main American collections

    • 10. the result of the action of a specified person or thing:

      the bombing had been the work of a German-based cell

    • 11. a literary or musical composition or other piece of fine art:

      a work of fiction

    • 12. all literary or musical pieces by a particular author, composer, or artist, regarded collectively:

      the works of Schubert fill several feet of shelf space

    • 13. a piece of embroidery, sewing, or knitting, typically made using a specified stitch or method.
    • 14. an architectural or engineering structure such as a bridge or dam.
    • 15. the record of the successive calculations made in solving a mathematical problem:

      show your work on a separate sheet of paper

    • 16. a place or premises for industrial activity, typically manufacturing:

      he found a job in the ironworks

    • 17. the operative part of a clock or other machine:

      she could almost hear the tick of its works

    • 18. a defensive structure.
    • 19. the exertion of force overcoming resistance or producing molecular change.
    • 20. everything needed, desired, or expected:

      the heavens put on a show: sheet lightning, hailstones—the works

    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. be engaged in physical or mental activity in order to achieve a purpose or result, especially in one's job; do work:

      an engineer who had been working on a design for a more efficient wing

      new contracts forcing employees to work longer hours

    • 2. be employed in a specified occupation or field:

      Taylor has worked in education for 17 years

    • 3. set to or keep at work:

      Jane is working you too hard

    • 4. solve (a puzzle or mathematical problem):

      she spent her days working crosswords

    • 5. practice one's occupation or operate in or at (a particular place):

      I worked a few clubs and so forth

    • 6. (of a machine or system) operate or function, especially properly or effectively:

      his cell phone doesn't work unless he goes to a high point

    • 7. (of a machine or a part of it) run; go through regular motions:

      it's designed to go into a special “rest” state when it's not working

    • 8. cause (a device or machine) to operate:

      teaching customers how to work a PC

    • 9. (of a plan or method) have the desired result or effect:

      the desperate ploy had worked

    • 10. bring about; produce as a result:

      with a dash of blusher here and there, you can work miracles

    • 11. make efforts to achieve something; campaign:

      they are dedicated to working for a better future for the generations to come

    • 12. arrange or contrive:

      the chairman was prepared to work it for Phillip if he was interested

    • 13. exert influence or use one's persuasive power on (someone or their feelings):

      she worked upon the sympathy of her associates

    • 14. use one's persuasive power to stir the emotions of (a person or group of people):

      the born politician's art of working a crowd

    • 15. bring (a material or mixture) to a desired shape or consistency by hammering, kneading, or some other method:

      work the mixture into a paste with your hands

    • 16. (of an artist) produce articles or pictures using (a particular material or medium):

      he works in clay over a very strong frame

    • 17. produce (an article or design) using a specified material or sewing stitch:

      the castle itself is worked in tent stitch

    • 18. cultivate (land) or extract materials from (a mine or quarry):

      contracts and leases to work the mines

    • 19. move or cause to move gradually or with difficulty into another position, typically by means of constant movement or pressure:

      comb from tip to root, working out the knots at the end

      its bases were already working loose

    • 20. (of a person's features) move violently or convulsively:

      hair wild, mouth working furiously

    • 21. (of joints, such as those in a wooden ship) loosen and flex under repeated stress.
    • 22. make progress to windward, with repeated tacking:

      trying to work to windward in light airs

    • 23. bring into a specified state, especially an emotional state:

      Harold had worked himself into a minor rage

    • adj.
      having paid employment:
    • the size of the working population
    • n.
      the action of doing work:
    • working with animals teaches patience

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    • adj.
      having paid employment:
    • the size of the working population
    • n.
      the action of doing work.

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    • comb. denoting things or parts made of a specified material or with specified tools:

    • silverwork

      fretwork

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    • comb. denoting things or parts made of a specified material or with specified tools:

    • silverwork

      fretwork

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    • ph. (of an equation) be capable of being solved

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    • ph. (of an equation) be capable of being solved

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    • n. a day on which one usually works.

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    • adj.
      denoting an activity that serves mainly to keep someone busy and is of little value in itself:
    • a make-work scheme for lawyers
    • n.
      make-work activity:
    • leftists are accused of scholarly make-work in studying obscure authors

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    • IPA[wəːk]

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    • n.
      activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a purpose or result:
    • he was tired after a day's work in the fields
    • v.
      be engaged in physical or mental activity in order to achieve a result; do work:
    • an engineer who was working on a design for a more efficient wing

      new contracts forcing employees to work longer hours

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