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working

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1 being in effective operation

  • the only working coal mine in the area
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in commission (or into commision), in force, in gear, on line

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2 capable of being put to use or account

  • as a would-be independent filmmaker, you'll need a working knowledge of motion picture photography and editing
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3 involved in often constant activity

  • a boss who is of the opinion that a working employee is a needed employee, as idleness is a sign of dispensability
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