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adjective working pronunciation in American English /ˈwɜrkɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    a working person has a job
    Sessions run in the evenings to allow working parents to attend.
    Compare your own situation with that of other working women.
    1. a.
      doing a job that involves mostly physical work
      How will these changes affect the ordinary working man?
  2. 2
    relating to work
    a good working relationship between producers and distributors
    After the meeting there will be a working lunch.
    working conditions/environment: The strikers are demanding better working conditions.
  3. 4
    satisfactory for a particular purpose but not perfect or completely developed
    Applicants should have a working knowledge of Greek.
    This working document could become the draft of an eventual peace agreement.


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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