Definition of brainwork in English:

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brainwork

Pronunciation: /ˈbrānwərk/

noun

Mental activity or effort, especially as opposed to physical labor.
Example sentences
  • Hockey is more objective, you have to be more tactical, there's more brainwork involved, it's not the same as playing with your home place.
  • ‘Apart from all the physical toil and brainwork, private detectives still have to endure a lot of mental pressure as the job involves finding out the dark things about society,’ Cheng said.
  • Lu Chen's work at the customs is regular and takes little brainwork.

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Syllabification: brain·work

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