Definition of telework in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈteləˌwərk/


another term for telecommute.
Example sentences
  • As a result, only a minority will be able to go teleworking in anything like a modern, dedicated ‘home office’.
  • Ray has been teleworking for some time and ‘couldn't imagine’ going back to work full time in the office.
  • As he spoke, hopes that the internet would revolutionise the face of business, lead to a gender-neutral, teleworking society, had already turned to dust.


The practice of working from home, making use of the Internet, email, and the telephone.
Example sentences
  • Much research has been conducted on the concept of telework.
  • Yet while the company promises to bring broadband to every home in Britain, the country's crisis in the supply of homes can only restrict the spread of telework.
  • It recognises that teleworkers are afforded the general protection granted to workers based on the employer's premises and highlights 7 key areas where the specificities of telework need to be taken into account.



Pronunciation: /ˈteləˌwərkər/
Example sentences
  • The guidance, which is voluntary and non-binding, covers issues for teleworkers including health and safety, working hours, claiming expenses, training, privacy and the dangers of isolation from colleagues.
  • To square this never-ending circle, teleworkers are having to dig deeper into themselves, employ ever-greater amounts of emotional muscle power, to sustain the required level of perkiness.
  • And, if you believe the prediction that a third or more of Britain's commuters will become teleworkers, urban congestion and car pollution are other obvious problems it helps solve.


Pronunciation: /ˈteləˌwərkiNG/
Example sentences
  • The Danish government is also encouraging and funding teleworking for government employees to underline the trend.
  • There are five different categories: e-business start-ups, e-trading, e-business, best use of broadband communications and best use of teleworking.
  • The young women are trained in basic information-technology skills such as data entry, desktop publishing, accounting, office software and teleworking.
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