taskwork

[ task-wurk, tahsk- ]
/ ˈtæskˌwɜrk, ˈtɑsk- /

noun

work assigned or imposed as a task.
unpleasant or disagreeable work.
work paid for by the job; piecework.

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Origin of taskwork

First recorded in 1480–90; task + work
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British Dictionary definitions for taskwork

taskwork
/ (ˈtɑːskˌwɜːk) /

noun

hard or unpleasant work
a rare word for piecework
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