Definition of work to in English:

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work to

Follow or operate within the constraints of (a plan or system): working to tight deadlines
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  • She went back to the art a few years ago, however, and now works to commission.
  • It works to the highest musical standards and has won acclaim for its performances across a whole range of venues.
  • Not that he's looking for excuses, just proof that his specialism works to very fine margins.
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