Definition of outworking in English:


Line breaks: out|work¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtwəːkɪŋ


[mass noun]
1The action or process by which something is brought to completion: the practical outworking of EU legislation
More example sentences
  • It is one thing to accept God's Word by faith, but it is another thing to act on that faith and show forth its practical outworking.
  • The following illustration might help us see how archaeological information can bring greater understanding to specific incidents and their outworking in Scripture.
  • This he sees as the latest outworking of a history which involves a ‘collision between contingency and enduring tradition.’
2British The action or process of doing outwork.

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