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job1 British & World English

A paid position of regular employment

job2 British & World English

Prod or stab

Job British & World English

(In the Bible) a prosperous man whose patience and piety were tried by undeserved misfortunes, and who, in spite of his bitter lamentations, remained confident in the goodness and justice of God

job English Thesaurus

my job involves a lot of travelling

Job New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(in the Old Testament) man tried by undeserved misfortunes

jobbing in job1 British & World English

Do casual or occasional work

job in chore English Thesaurus

daily household chores like shopping and cleaning

job in duty English Thesaurus

she was free of any binding love or duty

job in job English Thesaurus

my job involves a lot of travelling

job in task English Thesaurus

he set himself the daunting task of writing a full-length book

day job British & World English

A person’s regular job and main source of income, typically as contrasted with a more enjoyable occupation or hobby

job lot British & World English

A miscellaneous group of articles, especially when sold or bought together

joe job British & World English

A menial or monotonous task

odd job British & World English

A casual or isolated piece of work, especially one of a routine domestic or manual nature

odd job New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

blow job British & World English

An act of fellatio

desk job British & World English

A job based at a desk, especially as opposed to one in active military service

job club British & World English

(In the UK) an organization providing support and practical help for the long-term unemployed in seeking work

job-hunt British & World English

Seek employment

job-share British & World English

(Of two part-time employees) share the work and pay of a single full-time job

nose job British & World English

An operation involving rhinoplasty or cosmetic surgery on a person’s nose

paint job British & World English

The decorative or finishing application of paint to an object

shame job British & World English

An action or situation that causes embarrassment

snow job British & World English

A deception or concealment of one’s real motive in an attempt to flatter or persuade

wack job British & World English

A mad or extremely eccentric person

hatchet job British & World English

A fierce written attack on someone or their work

inside job British & World English

A crime committed by or with the assistance of a person living or working on the premises where it occurred

job analyst British & World English

A person employed to assess the essential factors of particular jobs and the qualifications needed to carry them out

job-related British & World English

Associated with a job

tucker job British & World English

A poorly paid job

do the job British & World English

Achieve the required result

a good job British & World English

A fortunate fact or circumstance

on the job British & World English

While working; at work

job creation British & World English

The provision of new opportunities for paid employment, especially for those who are unemployed

job rotation British & World English

The practice of moving employees between different tasks to promote experience and variety

just the job British & World English

Exactly what is needed

job description British & World English

A formal account of an employee’s responsibilities

job reservation British & World English

(In South Africa during the apartheid era) the setting aside by law of certain skilled grades of employment for certain ethnic groups, particularly whites

Job's tears British & World English

A SE Asian grass which bears its seeds inside hollow pear-shaped receptacles, which are grey and shiny and sometimes used as beads

odd-job man British & World English

A man who does odd jobs

out of a job British & World English

Unemployed; redundant

job something out British & World English

Assign separate elements of a piece of work to different companies or workers

Job's comforter British & World English

A person who aggravates distress under the guise of giving comfort

job control language British & World English

A language enabling the user to define the tasks to be undertaken by the operating system

put-up British & World English

Arranged beforehand in order to deceive someone


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