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.
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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