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work experience Line breaks: work ex|peri|ence

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of work experience in English:


[mass noun] British
Short-term experience of employment, typically arranged for older pupils by schools.
Example sentences
  • James by now had left school and was attending work experience projects, including some gardening work.
  • It was part of a rolling programme of work experience for older pupils in the district's schools.
  • There will be a chance to take part in a summer school as well as undertake relevant work experience and community service projects.
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