[ wurk-stuhd-ee, -stuhd-ee ]
/ ˈwɜrkˈstʌd i, -ˌstʌd i /
a program enabling high-school or college students to combine academic work with actual job experience.
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Origin of work-study program
First recorded in 1945–50
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