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working

EN[ˈwɝkɪŋ] [ˈwɜːkɪŋ] [-ɜː(ɹ)kɪŋ]
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  • Working may refer to:
  • Employment
  • Working (musical), a 1978 musical
  • Working (TV series), a situation comedy
  • Working (book), a book by Studs Terkel
  • Working!!, a manga by Karino Takatsu
  • Holbrook Working (1895–1985), statistician and economist
  • Working the system, using the rules and procedures meant to protect a system in order, instead, to manipulate the system for a desired outcome
  • Cold working, the strengthening of a metal by plastic deformation
  • Hot working, processes where metals are plastically deformed above their recrystallization temperature

    Definition of working in English Dictionary

  • NounPLworkingsSUF-ing
    1. (chiefly in the plural) Operation; action.
      1. Method of operation.
        1. Fermentation.
          1. (of bodies of water) Becoming full of a vegetable substance.
          2. Verb
            1. present participle of work.
              1. Leave him alone; he's working.
          3. Adjective
            1. That is or are functioning.
              1. a working ventilator
            2. That suffices but requires additional work.
              1. a working copy of the script
            3. In paid employment.
              1. working mothers
            4. Of or relating to employment.
              1. the working week
            5. Enough to allow one to use something.
              1. a working knowledge of computers
          4. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • True, he's a little young for full curmudgeonhood, but he's been working tirelessly at it for years, and he takes a gadfly's delight in pointing out that this or that emperor has no clothes.
              • We only just managed to finish on time by working at full stretch since first thing in the morning.
              • They called Indians like him — that is, any Indian who tried to make it by working within the system — a "Tonto."
            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
              • Working in an Operating Room desensitized me to the sight of blood.
            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • He sat there goofing off all day instead of working.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Uncomparable adjectives
              • Morphemes
                • Suffixes
                  • Words by suffix
                    • Words suffixed with -ing
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                  • Verbs
                    • Verb forms
                      • Participles
                        • Present participles
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                  1. en workings
                  2. en workingman
                  3. en workingmen
                  4. en working on
                  5. en working dog
                  Source: Wiktionary
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                  Meaning of working for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "working" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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