Meaning of WORKING in English



Function: adjective

Date: 1532

1 : engaged in work especially for wages or a salary <a working journalist> <a working mother>

2 : adequate to permit work to be done <a working majority>

3 : assumed or adopted to permit or facilitate further work or activity <a working draft>

4 : spent at work < working life>

5 : being in use or operation <a working farm>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.