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working

[ wur-king ]
/ ˈwɜr kɪŋ /
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noun
adjective

OTHER WORDS FOR working

15 usable, practical, operative, functioning.
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Origin of working

First recorded in 1250–1300, working is from the Middle English word werking.See work, -ing1, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM working

self-working, adjectiveun·work·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for working

working
/ (ˈwɜːkɪŋ) /

noun
adjective (prenominal)
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