Meaning of WORKING in English


n. 25B6; adjective

working mothers : EMPLOYED, in (gainful) employment, in work, waged.

a working waterwheel : FUNCTIONING, operating, running, active, operational, functional, serviceable; informal up and running.

a working knowledge of contract law : SUFFICIENT, adequate, viable; useful, effective.

unemployed, faulty.

25B6; noun

the working of a carburettor : FUNCTIONING, operation, running, action, performance.

the workings of a watch : MECHANISM, machinery, parts, movement, action, works; informal insides.

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