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hard work Syllabification: hard work

Definition of hard work in English:

noun

A great deal of effort or endurance: it takes hard work to be successful in business my father always taught me the value of hard work
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  • No one is suggesting here that talent and hard work should not be rewarded.
  • Today I watched my month's hard work come to a nasty end.
  • Children need to know they are important because of who they are, not just because of their performance or hard work.

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Word of the day fortissimo
Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
adverb
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly