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taskwork

[task-wurk, tahsk-] /ˈtæskˌwɜrk, ˈtɑsk-/
noun
1.
work assigned or imposed as a task.
2.
unpleasant or disagreeable work.
3.
work paid for by the job; piecework.
Origin of taskwork
1480-1490
First recorded in 1480-90; task + work
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taskwork

/ˈtɑːskˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
hard or unpleasant work
2.
a rare word for piecework
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