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  1. the material studied in or for school, comprising homework and work done in class.
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Origin of schoolwork

First recorded in 1855–60; school1 + work
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Related Words for schoolwork

training, groundwork, establishment, study, arrangement, rehearsal, preparedness, construction, formation, plan, qualification, measure, education, precaution, application, review, inquiry, debate, research, course

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  • Schoolwork was as interesting, class rivalry as absorbing, as of yore.

    Anne Of Green Gables

    Lucy Maud Montgomery

  • He himself had made no practical progress in schoolwork—he knew that.

    The "Genius"

    Theodore Dreiser

  • Japanese students spend more time on schoolwork (the same 2-to-1 ratio), but much less on entertainment.