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roadwork

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noun road·work \-ˌwərk\

Simple Definition of roadwork

  • : work that is done to build or repair roads

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of roadwork

  1. 1 :  work done in constructing or repairing roads

  2. 2 :  conditioning for an athletic contest (as a boxing match) consisting mainly of long runs

Examples of roadwork in a sentence

  1. The roadwork caused a backup in traffic.



1802

First Known Use of roadwork

1802


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