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job /ˈʤɑːb/ noun
plural jobs
job
/ˈʤɑːb/
noun
plural jobs
Learner's definition of JOB
[count]
: the work that a person does regularly in order to earn money
: a duty, task, or function that someone or something has
Odd jobs are small tasks of different kinds that are not planned and do not happen regularly.
Synonyms see: [1]task
used to describe how well or badly something has been done
◊ The phrase a good job is used in informal British English to refer to something fortunate.
◊ The phrase a bad job is used in informal British English to refer to something that is very difficult or impossible to do.
: something that requires very great effort
informal : a thing of some kind
informal : a criminal act such as robbery

do a job on

US, informal
: to damage (something or someone) badly

do the job

informal
: to achieve a desired result

fall down on the job

see 1fall

on the job

: while working on a job
British slang : having sex

walk off the/your job

see 1walk

— jobless

/ˈjɑːbləs/ adjective

— joblessness

noun [noncount]
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