on-the-job

adjective

Definition of on-the-job

: of, relating to, or being something (such as training or experience) learned, gained, or done while working at a job

First Known Use of on-the-job

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of on-the-job was in 1938

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“On-the-job.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on-the-job. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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on-the-job

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of on-the-job

: received, learned, or done while working at a job

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