Definition of working paper
1a : a paper on which tentative figures, memoranda, data, or analyses of accounts are set down during the conduct of a survey (as an audit) of a business b : a tentative statement prepared to serve as a basis for discussion or negotiation
2 working papers plural : official documents legalizing the employment of a minor before being employed the boy had to produce his working papers
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Origin and Etymology of working paper
working, gerund of 3work
First Known Use: 1887
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