in·​ter·​work·​ing ˌin-tər-ˈwər-kiŋ How to pronounce interworking (audio)
plural interworkings
: the state or an instance of two or more things working with or being made to work with each other
an interworking of two computer games
: the manner in which individual parts or members of something work together
observed the interworkings of the state Senate

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Alternatively, private blockchains are potentially more vulnerable to fraud, so organizations must understand the interworking of the network in order to patch a vulnerability effectively. Travis Hoyt, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1641, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of interworking was in 1641

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Cite this Entry

“Interworking.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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