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An artistic creation, such as a painting, sculpture, or literary or musical composition, or a creative result of other human activity:
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  1. An artistic creation, such as a painting, sculpture, or literary or musical composition, or a creative result of other human activity:
  2. The place where one is employed
  3. One's place of employment:
The building, room, or series of rooms in which the affairs of a business, professional person, branch of government, etc. are carried on
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  1. The building, room, or series of rooms in which the affairs of a business, professional person, branch of government, etc. are carried on
  2. A place in which business, clerical, or professional activities are conducted.
  3. The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
A source of great worry or stress; weight:
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  1. A source of great worry or stress; weight:
  2. Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
  3. In property law, anything that encumbers or restrict the use or value of land, such as an easement, restrictive covenant, or zoning ordinance. The burden indefinitely binds the current and all future owners until it is extinguished, so it is the land, and the landowner, that is burdened by the encumbrance or restriction. See estate.
The combination of circumstances at any given time
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  1. The combination of circumstances at any given time
  2. A place; locality
  3. A position of employment; a post:
(Army, Brit.) Either of two bugle calls (first post and last post) sounded to indicate the time to retire at night: the last post is also sounded at military funerals and remembrance services
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  1. (Army, Brit.) Either of two bugle calls (first post and last post) sounded to indicate the time to retire at night: the last post is also sounded at military funerals and remembrance services
  2. (Basketball) A position usually taken by the center close to the basket or below the foul line, serving as the focus of the team's offense.
  3. Any place originally marked by or associated with a post, as the starting or finishing point of a horse race
The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
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  1. The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
  2. A place high in society, business, etc.
  3. The place where a person or thing is, esp. in relation to others; location; situation; site
An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.
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  1. An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.
  2. An arrangement to do something or meet someone at a particular time and place.
  3. The appointment, designation, or placement of an individual in a job, office, or position, or to perform a duty.
An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
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  1. An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
  2. That which chiefly engages one's time; (one's) trade, profession, or business
  3. The act or process of holding or possessing a place.
(Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
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  1. (Archaic) Purpose to which something is put
  2. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control.
  3. The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
Serious work or endeavor:
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  1. Serious work or endeavor:
  2. An incidental action performed by an actor on the stage to fill a pause between lines or to provide interesting detail.
  3. One's work, occupation, or profession
The body of persons in any such calling or occupation
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  1. The body of persons in any such calling or occupation
  2. An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
  3. The act or ceremony of taking vows on formally entering a religious order
A branch or kind of business:
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  1. A branch or kind of business:
  2. An exchange of one thing for another:
  3. A means of earning one's living; occupation, work, or line of business
A row of written or printed characters extending across or part way across a page
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  1. A row of written or printed characters extending across or part way across a page
  2. A connected series of persons or things following each other in time or place; succession
  3. One's trade, occupation, or field of interest:
  1. A job or occupation.
  2. A strong urge to become religious.
  3. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
An area or setting of practical activity or application outside an office, school, factory, or laboratory:
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  1. An area or setting of practical activity or application outside an office, school, factory, or laboratory:
  2. A realm of knowledge or of special work or opportunity
  3. (Sports) An area in which an athletic event takes place, especially the area inside or near to a running track, where field events are held.
(--- Theology) A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
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  1. (--- Theology) A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
  2. A call, summons, or impulsion to perform a certain function or enter a certain career, esp. a religious one
  3. An inclination or aptness for a certain kind of work:
A profession or occupation which one trains for and pursues as a lifework
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  1. A profession or occupation which one trains for and pursues as a lifework
  2. The general course or progression of one's working life or one's professional achievements:
  3. One's progress through life or in one's work
Any occupation or avocation requiring special skills, especially manual ones, including carpentry, sewing, pottery, etc.
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  1. Any occupation or avocation requiring special skills, especially manual ones, including carpentry, sewing, pottery, etc.
  2. The practitioners of such an occupation or trade considered as a group.
  3. Any of various hobbies in which things are made by hand, including painting, origami, scrapbooking, etc.
The customary, proper, or natural position, time, or character
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  1. The customary, proper, or natural position, time, or character
  2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
  3. A job, post, or position:
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  1. (Sports) Position or seed in a tournament bracket.
  2. A job or position, especially on a ship.
  3. A position, place, office, job, etc.
An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
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  1. An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
  2. The act of pursuing.
  3. An occupation, career, interest, etc. to which one devotes time and energy
The normal or characteristic action of anything; esp., any of the natural, specialized actions of a system, organ, or part of an animal or plant
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  1. The normal or characteristic action of anything; esp., any of the natural, specialized actions of a system, organ, or part of an animal or plant
  2. The action or purpose for which a person or thing is suited or employed, especially:
  3. A special duty or performance required in the course of work or activity
A function or position.
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  1. A function or position.
  2. The function or position of something.
  3. A character or part played by a performer or actor.
The function, office, position, or role in which one acts.
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  1. The function, office, position, or role in which one acts.
  2. A legal qualification, such as age, that determines one’s ability to do something that has legal consequences (such as making a contract or getting married). Also called legal capacity.
  3. A condition of being qualified or authorized; position, function, status, etc.
(Obs.) The power to do; ability to perform an action
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  1. (Obs.) The power to do; ability to perform an action
  2. Power or ability to do some particular thing; special aptitude or skill
  3. The teachers and instructors of a school or college, or of one of its divisions, especially those considered permanent, full-time employees.
A light, two-wheeled, open carriage drawn by one horse
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  1. A light, two-wheeled, open carriage drawn by one horse
  2. A job, especially a booking for musicians.
  3. (Nautical) A long light ship's boat, usually reserved for use by the ship's captain.
An undertaking involving labor or difficulty
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  1. An undertaking involving labor or difficulty
  2. A function to be performed; an objective:
  3. A piece of work assigned to or demanded of a person
(Education) a task given to students, homework or coursework
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  1. (Education) a task given to students, homework or coursework
  2. The act of assigning:
  3. The transfer of a duty, interest, or right from one party to another. See also subrogation. The transfer of a duty, interest, or right from one party to another. See also subrogation.
A hard or unpleasant task
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  1. A hard or unpleasant task
  2. A small routine task, as of a housekeeper or farmer
  3. An unpleasant or burdensome task:
A limitation or restriction:
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  1. A limitation or restriction:
  2. A length of time spent in a particular way, especially doing a job or fulfilling a duty:
  3. An assigned task or quantity of work
A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract. A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract.
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  1. A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract. A legally-defined responsibility to perform certain acts or meet certain standards of performance; an essential element of proof in a tort action is that the defendant had a duty to act in a certain manner, such as the duty to use due care in the operation of a motor vehicle. Duties may be mandated by law, such as the duty to pay taxes, or may be voluntary, such as those assumed under a contract.
  2. The amount of work that a machine is meant to do; rated efficiency under specified conditions
  3. An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion:
(Military) The obligation for the proper custody, care, and safekeeping of property or funds entrusted to the possession or supervision of an individual. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
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  1. (Military) The obligation for the proper custody, care, and safekeeping of property or funds entrusted to the possession or supervision of an individual. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
  2. The liability for an act and the obligation to repair any damage caused by that act; in criminal law, a person’s mental capacity to understand and answer in court for her or his actions; guilt. See also competent and capacity. The liability for an act and the obligation to repair any damage caused by that act; in criminal law, a person’s mental capacity to understand and answer in court for her or his actions; guilt. See also competent and capacity.
  3. (Military) The obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. With responsibility goes authority to direct and take the necessary action to ensure success. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
Serious work or endeavor:
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  1. Serious work or endeavor:
  2. A matter, affair, activity, etc.
  3. One's work, occupation, or profession
The state or process of acting or doing:
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  1. The state or process of acting or doing:
  2. Organized activity to accomplish an objective:
  3. The most important or exciting work or activity in a specific field or area:
The process of doing or performing something:
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  1. The process of doing or performing something:
  2. A document formally stating what has been done, made into law, etc.
  3. A performance or entertainment usually forming part of a longer presentation:
A body of persons sent to a foreign land by a religious organization, especially a Christian organization, to spread its faith or provide educational, medical, and other assistance.
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  1. A body of persons sent to a foreign land by a religious organization, especially a Christian organization, to spread its faith or provide educational, medical, and other assistance.
  2. An ambition or purpose that is assumed by a person or group:
  3. An organization for carrying on missionary work in a territory.
Matters of business or concern
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  1. Matters of business or concern
  2. Personal business:
  3. A thing to be done; business
Interest in or regard for a person or thing
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  1. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
  2. A business establishment or enterprise; a firm.
  3. A matter of interest or importance to one; that which relates to or affects one; affair; matter; business
A moral or legal duty to perform or to not perform some action.
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  1. A moral or legal duty to perform or to not perform some action.
  2. The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
  3. A binding, formal arrangement or an agreement to a liability to pay a specified amount or to do a certain thing for a person or group of persons. See also duty and liability.
An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
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  1. An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
  2. A business organization.
  3. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
Specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the management of funerals.
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  1. Specifically, the business of an undertaker, or the management of funerals.
  2. The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.
  3. That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an enterprise.
An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
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  1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
  2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
  3. A special unit of work, research, etc., as in a school, a laboratory, etc.
A short trip taken to perform a specified task, usually for another.
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  1. A short trip taken to perform a specified task, usually for another.
  2. A trip to carry a message or do a definite thing, often esp. for someone else
  3. The thing to be done on such a trip; purpose or object for which one goes or is sent
Close attention, as in doing something well or avoiding harm:
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  1. Close attention, as in doing something well or avoiding harm:
  2. Interest, regard, or liking:
  3. In negligence law, the level of caution and prudence demanded in the conduct of a person in a given situation. The appropriate level is determined by measuring the potential dangers in the particular situation, the risk that the person’s actions might bring the risk to fruition, and the possible ways of minimizing or eliminating the risk. In some situations, the level of care owed is determined by statute. See also reasonable man, malpractice, and negligence.
A subject of concern, feeling, or action:
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  1. A subject of concern, feeling, or action:
  2. What all (material) things are made of; whatever occupies space and is perceptible to the senses in some way: in modern physics, matter and energy are regarded as equivalents, mutually convertible according to Einstein's formula, E = mc2 (i.e., energy equals mass multiplied by the square of the velocity of light); in dualistic thinking, matter is regarded as the opposite of mind, spirit, etc.
  3. Something that is the subject of discussion, concern, action, etc.; thing or affair
(Mil.) An official certificate conferring rank; specif., a document issued by the government, making one a commissioned officer in the U.S. armed forces
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  1. (Mil.) An official certificate conferring rank; specif., a document issued by the government, making one a commissioned officer in the U.S. armed forces
  2. Compensation paid to an agent, employee, executor, or trustee based on a percentage of the money collected or to be collected in a transaction or a percentage of the value of the property involved. See also kickback and royalty.
  3. A formal written document from a government or court empowering the individual named therein to hold an appointive office or to perform official duties. In the case of an appointive office, the individual must receive the commission before she can act in their official capacity.
A quantity whose value depends on the value given to one or more related quantities. For example, the area of a square is a function of the length of its sides.
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  1. A quantity whose value depends on the value given to one or more related quantities. For example, the area of a square is a function of the length of its sides.
  2. The action or purpose for which a person or thing is suited or employed, especially:
  3. A special duty or performance required in the course of work or activity
Supervision; management:
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  1. Supervision; management:
  2. Care; custody:
  3. An individual or thing placed in another’s care.
Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
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  1. Areas of a country situated away from the capital or population center.
  2. (Ecology) An area of land, less extensive than a region, having a characteristic plant and animal population.
  3. A division of the world, smaller than a region, with reference to the plants or animals found there
A thing done; act
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  1. A thing done; act
  2. Something that is carried out; an act or action.
  3. Action or performance in general:
A ceremony, rite, or service for a special purpose, especially the Office of the Dead.
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  1. A ceremony, rite, or service for a special purpose, especially the Office of the Dead.
  2. The building, room, or series of rooms in which the affairs of a business, professional person, branch of government, etc. are carried on
  3. The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
An instance or method of efficient, productive activity:
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  1. An instance or method of efficient, productive activity:
  2. (Mathematics) A process or action, such as addition, substitution, transposition, or differentiation, performed in a specified sequence and in accordance with specific rules.
  3. The condition of being in action or at work
The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted.
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  1. The act of transacting or the fact of being transacted.
  2. A record of business conducted at a meeting; proceedings.
  3. Something transacted, especially a business agreement or exchange.
A factory, plant, or similar building or complex of buildings where a specific type of business or industry is carried on. Often used in combination:
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  1. A factory, plant, or similar building or complex of buildings where a specific type of business or industry is carried on. Often used in combination:
  2. An artistic creation, such as a painting, sculpture, or literary or musical composition, or a creative result of other human activity:
  3. One's place of employment:
Workers considered as a group.
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  1. Workers considered as a group.
  2. A specific task or effort, especially a painful or arduous one:
  3. A particular form of work or method of working:
A task performed by such effort
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  1. A task performed by such effort
  2. Something that binds, snares, or entangles one; an entrapment:
  3. Labour, work
Tedious, menial, or unpleasant work.
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  1. Tedious, menial, or unpleasant work.
(Informal) A laborious task, routine, or study:
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  1. (Informal) A laborious task, routine, or study:
  2. (Slang) A circular movement of the hips made by or as by a striptease dancer
  3. Long, difficult, tedious work or study; drudgery
One who keeps watch.
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  1. One who keeps watch.
  2. A person detailed to watch; sentry
  3. The act of observing or keeping watch.
Tasks that are tedious and monotonous or trivial and menial, usually inherent in the operations of a larger project
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  1. Tasks that are tedious and monotonous or trivial and menial, usually inherent in the operations of a larger project
  2. Monotonous work or menial tasks that have to be done usually as part of a large complex job or project.
  3. (Informal) Work that is regarded as tedious and routine or menial
The instrument by which this transfer is effected.
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  1. The instrument by which this transfer is effected.
  2. The transfer of a duty, interest, or right from one party to another. See also subrogation. The transfer of a duty, interest, or right from one party to another. See also subrogation.
  3. (Computing) an operation that assigns a value to a variable
The act or process of producing; production.
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  1. The act or process of producing; production.
  2. The work done or amount produced by a person, machine, production line, manufacturing plant, etc., esp. over a given period
  3. Intellectual or creative production:
Contribution, or share in a contribution.
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  1. Contribution, or share in a contribution.
  2. Energy, work, or power used to drive a machine.
  3. Something put into a system or expended in its operation to achieve output or a result, especially:
Output or production, as of a computer program, over a period of time.
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  1. Output or production, as of a computer program, over a period of time.
  2. (Operations) The rate of production; the rate at which something can be processed.
  3. The amount of material put through a process in a given period; specif., the amount of data processed or transferred by a computer per second
(Military) The obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. With responsibility goes authority to direct and take the necessary action to ensure success. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
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  1. (Military) The obligation to carry forward an assigned task to a successful conclusion. With responsibility goes authority to direct and take the necessary action to ensure success. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
  2. The state of being responsible, accountable, or answerable.
  3. (Military) The obligation for the proper custody, care, and safekeeping of property or funds entrusted to the possession or supervision of an individual. (JP 1-02 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms).
The conscious use of the imagination in the production of objects intended to be contemplated or appreciated as beautiful, as in the arrangement of forms, sounds, or words.
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  1. The conscious use of the imagination in the production of objects intended to be contemplated or appreciated as beautiful, as in the arrangement of forms, sounds, or words.
  2. Products of this activity; imaginative works considered as a group:
  3. Any branch of creative work, esp. painting, drawing, or work in any other graphic or plastic medium
Serious work or endeavor:
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  1. Serious work or endeavor:
  2. A commercial enterprise or establishment:
  3. One's work, occupation, or profession
  1. A job or occupation.
  2. A strong urge to become religious.
  3. An inner urge or a strong impulse, especially one believed to be divinely inspired.
A profession or occupation which one trains for and pursues as a lifework
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  1. A profession or occupation which one trains for and pursues as a lifework
  2. The general course or progression of one's working life or one's professional achievements:
  3. One's progress through life or in one's work
An article or articles made by a process using manual skills
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  1. An article or articles made by a process using manual skills
  2. Any occupation or avocation requiring special skills, especially manual ones, including carpentry, sewing, pottery, etc.
  3. The practitioners of such an occupation or trade considered as a group.
The number or percentage of persons gainfully employed
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  1. The number or percentage of persons gainfully employed
  2. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control. The state of working for another under a contract of hire that provides that one’s services are subject to the other’s direction and control.
  3. The thing at which one is employed; work; occupation; profession; job
An open or functioning telephone connection:
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  1. An open or functioning telephone connection:
  2. A sequence of related things that leads to a certain ending:
  3. One's trade, occupation, or field of interest:
An occupying or being occupied; specif., the seizure and control of a country or area by military forces
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  1. An occupying or being occupied; specif., the seizure and control of a country or area by military forces
  2. An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.
  3. That which chiefly engages one's time; (one's) trade, profession, or business
The body of persons in any such calling or occupation
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  1. The body of persons in any such calling or occupation
  2. An occupation, such as law, medicine, or engineering, that requires considerable training and specialized study.
  3. The act or ceremony of taking vows on formally entering a religious order
An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
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  1. An activity, such as a vocation or hobby, engaged in regularly.
  2. The act of pursuing.
  3. An occupation, career, interest, etc. to which one devotes time and energy
The people working in or associated with a business or industry:
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  1. The people working in or associated with a business or industry:
  2. A branch or kind of business:
  3. A means of earning one's living; occupation, work, or line of business
A call, summons, or impulsion to perform a certain function or enter a certain career, esp. a religious one
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  1. A call, summons, or impulsion to perform a certain function or enter a certain career, esp. a religious one
  2. (--- Theology) A calling of an individual by God, especially for a religious career.
  3. An inclination or aptness for a certain kind of work:
Occupation, profession, business, trade, craft, etc.
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  1. Occupation, profession, business, trade, craft, etc.
  2. A factory, plant, or similar building or complex of buildings where a specific type of business or industry is carried on. Often used in combination:
  3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
(Countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.
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  1. (Countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.
  2. A wooden paddle, as one used in table tennis.
  3. A dishonest or fraudulent business or practice.
The state of being employed:
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  1. The state of being employed:
  2. The state of being employed, esp. for pay; paid service; employment
  3. (Archaic) Work or occupation
The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position.
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  1. The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position.
  2. The appointment, designation, or placement of an individual in a job, office, or position, or to perform a duty.
  3. An arrangement to do something or meet someone at a particular time and place.
A job or position, especially on a ship.
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  1. A job or position, especially on a ship.
  2. A place to sleep or stay; accommodations:
  3. Any sleeping place
The part of a harness strap that passes through a buckle.
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  1. The part of a harness strap that passes through a buckle.
  2. A position, job, or situation
  3. The sleeping place assigned to a sailor on ship
A duty or function assigned to or assumed by someone:
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  1. A duty or function assigned to or assumed by someone:
  2. The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
  3. A place in which business, clerical, or professional activities are conducted.
The part of space occupied by a person or thing
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  1. The part of space occupied by a person or thing
  2. An office; employment; position
  3. The proper or customary position or order:
A situation as it relates to the surrounding circumstances:
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  1. A situation as it relates to the surrounding circumstances:
  2. A place high in society, business, etc.
  3. An advantageous place or location:
The combination of circumstances at any given time
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  1. The combination of circumstances at any given time
  2. A position of employment
  3. A place; locality
A position in a group, series, sequence, etc.
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  1. A position in a group, series, sequence, etc.
  2. A position of employment in an organization or hierarchy.
  3. An assigned place in a sequence or schedule:
A locality; place
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  1. A locality; place
  2. (Informal) Position; situation; job
  3. (Informal) Position or place in a schedule or listing
(Colloquial, computing) A gigabyte.
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  1. (Colloquial, computing) A gigabyte.
  2. A job, especially a booking for musicians.
  3. A long, light ship's boat, esp. one reserved for the commanding officer
An assigning or being assigned; appointment; allotment
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  1. An assigning or being assigned; appointment; allotment
  2. The transfer of a duty, interest, or right from one party to another. See also subrogation. The transfer of a duty, interest, or right from one party to another. See also subrogation.
  3. The act of assigning:
A small routine task, as of a housekeeper or farmer
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  1. A small routine task, as of a housekeeper or farmer
  2. A hard or unpleasant task
  3. An unpleasant or burdensome task:
An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion:
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  1. An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion:
  2. Required action or service:
  3. Any action, task, etc. required by or relating to one's occupation or position
A subdivision of a governmental department:
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  1. A subdivision of a governmental department:
  2. Public position:
  3. A duty or function assigned to or assumed by someone:
A limitation or restriction:
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  1. A limitation or restriction:
  2. An assigned task or quantity of work
  3. A length of time spent in a particular way, especially doing a job or fulfilling a duty:
An undertaking involving labor or difficulty
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  1. An undertaking involving labor or difficulty
  2. A piece of work assigned to or demanded of a person
  3. A function to be performed; an objective:
The normal or characteristic action of anything; esp., any of the natural, specialized actions of a system, organ, or part of an animal or plant
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  1. The normal or characteristic action of anything; esp., any of the natural, specialized actions of a system, organ, or part of an animal or plant
  2. A special duty or performance required in the course of work or activity
  3. The action or purpose for which a person or thing is suited or employed, especially:
The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
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  1. The object for which something exists or is done; end in view
  2. Determination; resolution:
  3. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
The part assumed by a participant in role-playing or in a role-playing game
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  1. The part assumed by a participant in role-playing or in a role-playing game
  2. The function or position of something.
  3. Designation that denotes an associated set of responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and attitudes
A difficult or tedious undertaking:
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  1. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
  2. A piece of work assigned or done as part of one's duties.
  3. A function to be performed; an objective:
A small routine task, as of a housekeeper or farmer
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  1. A small routine task, as of a housekeeper or farmer
  2. A hard or unpleasant task
  3. An unpleasant or burdensome task:
Something done or produced through exertion; an achievement:
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  1. Something done or produced through exertion; an achievement:
  2. The force needed by a machine in order to accomplish work on a load.
  3. A try, esp. a hard try; attempt; endeavor
An undertaking involving labor or difficulty
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  1. An undertaking involving labor or difficulty
  2. A piece of work assigned to or demanded of a person
  3. A function to be performed; an objective:

Synonym Study

  • Post implies a position or office that carries heavy responsibilities, esp. one to which a person is appointed
  • Office refers to a position of authority or trust, esp. in government or a corporation
  • Situation now usually refers to a position that is open or that is desired situation wanted as instructor
  • Position may apply to any specific employment for salary or wages, but often connotes white-collar or professional employment
  • Job , the common, comprehensive equivalent for any of the following terms, refers to any work done by agreement for pay
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