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having a lot of things to do
very involved in the work of an organization or with a particular activity
if someone is tied up, they are very busy
feeling that you must do things in a hurry
if you are loaded down with responsibilities, problems, or work, you have more than you can deal with
if you are knee-deep in work or problems, you have a lot of work or problems
doing something in a fast busy way
a busy time is when you have a lot of things to do
when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available
a dance in which a pair of dancers turns continuously while moving around the dance floor
a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users
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Free thesaurus definition of busy and working from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.