piecework

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noun piece·work \ˈpēs-ˌwərk\

Definition of piecework

  1. :  work done by the piece and paid for at a set rate per unit

pieceworker

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Examples of piecework in a sentence

  1. doing piecework in a factory

1549

First Known Use of piecework

1549


PIECEWORK Defined for English Language Learners

piecework

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noun piece·work \ˈpēs-ˌwərk\

Definition of piecework for English Language Learners

  • : work in which you are paid for each thing you make or do and not for the amount of time you work


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piecework

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noun piece·work \ˈpēs-ˌwərk\

Legal Definition of piecework

  1. :  work done by the piece and paid for at a set rate per unit

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