Meaning of WORKING in English


[] n (14c) 1: the manner of functioning or operating: operation--usu. used in pl.

2: an excavation or group of excavations made in mining, quarrying, or tunneling--usu. used in pl.

[2]working adj (1613) 1: engaged in work "a ~ journalist"

2: adequate to permit work to be done "a ~ majority"

3: assumed or adopted to permit or facilitate further work or activity "~ draft"

4: spent at work "~ life"

5: being in use or operation "a ~ farm"

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