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work-study

[ wurk-stuhd-ee ]
/ ˈwɜrkˈstʌd i /
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noun

a type of financial aid in which students are hired for part-time jobs, usually by their college, and often for work on campus: I was lucky enough to be a research assistant for work-study, unlike my roommate who had to work in the cafeteria.

adjective

of or relating to such a job associated with a college or university.

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Origin of work-study

First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for work-study

work-study

noun

an examination of ways of finding the most efficient method of doing a job, esp in terms of time and effort
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