Wordlist: Work basics - List 1

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work
 
the place where one is employed; labour, employment, occupation, job
 
work
 
to do a specific task by employing physical or mental powers
 
at work
 
 
workplace
 
the place where someone works or is employed
 
job
 
an economic role for which a person is paid
 
job centre
 
an official place that you can go to to find employment
 
job seeker
 
a person who is unemployed and is looking for a job
 
job offer
 
an opportunity for somebody to work; a vacant job somewhere
 
look for a job
 
 
find
 
to encounter, to discover something
 
difficult
 
hard, not easy, requiring much effort
 
labour
 
effort expended on a particular task; workers in general; the workforce
 
labour-market
 
the whole system which functions through the interaction of workers and employers; all the jobs that are available
 
employ
 
to give someone work or a job
 
employer
 
a person, firm or other entity which pays for or hires the services of another person
 
employee
 
the person who is employed by someone; who works for a company or another person
 
 
    • work[wɜːk](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the place where one is employed; labour, employment, occupation, job
    • Example:
      • My work involves a lot of travel.
    • work[wɜːk](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to do a specific task by employing physical or mental powers
    • Example:
      • He’s working in a bar.
    • at work(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • He hasn't come home yet, he's probably still at work.
    • workplace, workplaces['wɜːkpleɪs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the place where someone works or is employed
    • Example:
      • My workplace is close to the train station.
    • job, jobs[dʒɒb](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an economic role for which a person is paid
    • Example:
      • That surgeon has a great job.
    • job centre, job centres(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an official place that you can go to to find employment
    • Example:
      • I have an appointment at the job centre tomorrow.
      • Synonym(s):
        unemployment agency (AE), labour bureau, employment office
    • job seeker, job seekers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who is unemployed and is looking for a job
    • Example:
      • There were many job seekers at the job centre yesterday.
    • job offer, job offers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an opportunity for somebody to work; a vacant job somewhere
    • Example:
      • He got a job offer yesterday but he rejected it.
      • Synonym(s):
        vacancy
    • look for a job(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • She's been looking for a job for 3 months now.
    • find, found, found[faɪnd](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to encounter, to discover something
    • Example:
      • After 2 months of unemployment he finally found a new job.
      • Antonym(s):
        lose
    • difficult[ˈdɪfɪkʌlt](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • hard, not easy, requiring much effort
    • Example:
      • It was difficult to get a job offer.
      • Synonym(s):
        hard
    • labour[ˈleɪ.bə](uncountable noun)( in economy )
    • Definition:
      • effort expended on a particular task; workers in general; the workforce
    • Example:
      • Vegetable picking is a manual labour.
    • labour-market, labour-markets(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the whole system which functions through the interaction of workers and employers; all the jobs that are available
    • Example:
      • There are currently not many job offers available on the labour-market.
      • Synonym(s):
        job market, employment market
    • employ[ɛm'plɔɪ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to give someone work or a job
    • Example:
      • He's employed by a cutting edge business company.
      • Synonym(s):
        hire
    • employer, employers[ɛm'plɔɪɚ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person, firm or other entity which pays for or hires the services of another person
    • Example:
      • She didn't get along with her employer, so she resigned.
    • employee, employees[ɛm'plɔiː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the person who is employed by someone; who works for a company or another person
    • Example:
      • The boss meets with his employees every Tuesday.
 

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        job
        an economic role for which a person is paid
        difficult
        hard, not easy, requiring much effort
        work
        the place where one is employed; labour, employment, occupation, job
        look for a job
        employ
        to give someone work or a job
        job centre
        an official place that you can go to to find employment
        labour-market
        the whole system which functions through the interaction of workers and employers; all the jobs that are available
        at work
        job offer
        an opportunity for somebody to work; a vacant job somewhere
        job seeker
        a person who is unemployed and is looking for a job
        labour
        effort expended on a particular task; workers in general; the workforce
        employer
        a person, firm or other entity which pays for or hires the services of another person
        find
        to encounter, to discover something
        workplace
        the place where someone works or is employed
        employee
        the person who is employed by someone; who works for a company or another person
         
         
         
         

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