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in action or full operation

the way in which a machine or other thing performs or functions

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a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked

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actively engaged in paid work

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adequate for practical use

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adopted as a temporary basis for further work

(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

serving to permit or facilitate further work or activity

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With more people working odd hours, there now is a whole service industry set up to accommodate them - 24-hour restaurants, drug stores and dry cleaners.
Conservative pundit Danielle Crittenden, author of the 1999 book What Our Mothers Didn't Tell Us, sometimes protests that she does not condemn working mothers but sympathizes with their plight.
One real question is, How many accountants can you afford to have who aren't working full-time?
That is why working women refuse to accept sexual harassment and second-class status.
And here's Mickey Kaus, in The End of Equality, proposing to replace cash doles with a WPA-style jobs program in which only moms working full time would get incomes above the poverty line: "No excuses for not working.
As the large baby-boom cohort reached working age between 1961 and 1979, the overall working-age population grew 1.
This additional training may provide individuals with the tools necessary to handle the day-to-day stress of working and the stress associated with living with a disability and with the work environment.
The report confirmed previous research showing that there is a strong relationship between the number of hours students worked and dropping out of high school; working and finishing high school can mix, if working is done in moderation.
By optimizing working capital management practices -- that is, by more efficiently executing the policies and processes that impact working capital in the C2C (customer to cash), P2P (purchase to pay) and F2F (forecast to fulfill) cycles.
The hidden minority: Issues and challenges in working with lesbian women and gay men.
Portraits of this metamorphosis have, since the 1950s, often been studies in loss and antagonism, often mediated through a nostalgia which accorded stability, integrity and moral heft to a vanished working class world uncompromised by affluence and materialism.
Johns is part of CVS' "snowbird" program that allows him to split his time working between a New Jersey pharmacy and stores in Florida.
A report, When Working is not Enough to Escape Poverty: An Analysis of Canada's Working Poor, shows that a significant proportion of low-income families included at least one worker.
Many of them end up working in the private sector in jobs that are irrelevant to social work.
Attention turned away from elite places and their inhabitants and activities towards what were sometimes called (especially in works of oral history) 'ordinary people' and the working classes.