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roadwork

[ rohd-wurk ]
/ ˈroʊdˌwɜrk /
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noun
work, as construction or repairs, done on a road.
a conditioning exercise for an athlete consisting of running considerable distances in areas that are reasonably free of obstructions or traffic, as fields or country roads: performed chiefly by boxers in training for a bout.
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Origin of roadwork

First recorded in 1885–90; road + work
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British Dictionary definitions for roadwork

roadwork
/ (ˈrəʊdˌwɜːk) /

noun
sports training by running along roads
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