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telework

[ tel-uh-wurk ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌwɜrk /
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verb (used without object)

to work at home or from another remote location by using the internet or a computer linked to one’s place of employment, as well as digital communications such as email and phone: People with white-collar jobs are more likely to telework.

noun

the practice of working at home or from another remote location by using a computer and digital communications: Luckily my employer supports telework, but I usually go into the office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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Origin of telework

First recorded in 1970–75; tele-1 + work

OTHER WORDS FROM telework

tel·e·work·er, noun
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