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working

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noun work·ing \ˈwər-kiŋ\

Definition of working

  1. 1 :  the manner of functioning or operating :  operation —usually used in plural <the inner workings of the government>

  2. 2 :  an excavation or group of excavations made in mining, quarrying, or tunneling —usually used in plural



14th Century

First Known Use of working

14th century


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working

adjective work·ing

Simple Definition of working

  • : having a job

  • : of or relating to a person's job

  • : suitable to be worn while working

Full Definition of working

  1. 1 :  engaged in work especially for wages or a salary <a working journalist> <a working mother>

  2. 2 :  adequate to permit work to be done <a working majority>

  3. 3 :  assumed or adopted to permit or facilitate further work or activity <a working draft>

  4. 4 :  spent at work <working life>

  5. 5 :  being in use or operation <a working farm>



WORKING Defined for Kids

working

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adjective work·ing \ˈwər-kiŋ\

Definition of working

  1. 1 :  doing work especially for a living <working people>

  2. 2 :  relating to work <working hours>

  3. 3 :  good enough to allow work or further work to be done <a working agreement>





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