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  ( qualities    plural  )
1       n-uncount   The quality of something is how good or bad it is.  
usu with supp  
Everyone can greatly improve the quality of life..., Other services vary dramatically in quality., ...high quality paper and plywood.     
2       n-uncount   Something of quality is of a high standard.  
usu with supp, oft N n  
...a college of quality..., In our work, quality is paramount.     
3       n-count   Someone's qualities are the good characteristics that they have which are part of their nature.  
usu pl, usu supp N  
He wanted to introduce mature people with leadership qualities...     
4       n-count   You can describe a particular characteristic of a person or thing as a quality.  
oft adj N  
...a childlike quality., ...the pretentious quality of the poetry...     
5       adj   The quality papers or the quality press are the more serious newspapers which give detailed accounts of world events, as well as reports on business, culture, and society.  
  (BRIT)   ADJ n  
Even the quality papers agreed that it was a triumph.     

quality circle        ( quality circles    plural  ) A quality circle is a small group of workers and managers who meet to solve problems and improve the quality of the organization's products or services.     (BUSINESS)      n-count  
Riddick's first move was to form a quality circle.     
quality control     
In an organization that produces goods or provides services, quality control is the activity of checking that the goods or services are of an acceptable standard.     (BUSINESS)      n-uncount  
quality time     
If people spend quality time together, they spend a period of time relaxing or doing things that they both enjoy, and not worrying about work or other responsibilities.      n-uncount  
total quality management     
Total quality management is a set of management principles aimed at improving performance throughout a company, especially by involving employees in decision-making. The abbreviation TQM is also used.     (BUSINESS)      n-uncount  
He is a firm believer in total quality management.     
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the quality of something that fails to achieve what was intended; useless
A day's work ; a fixed or definite amount of work ; a work quota.
Etymology : comes from dog, the o has been change in a a. Ex.: Man does not live by money alone, where would we be without our daily darg? Alasdair Gray,. ;[Slang];[US]; Etymology : comes from dog, the o has been change in a a. Ex.: Man does not live by money alone, where would we be without our daily darg? Alasdair Gray,.
Any person, including a captain, who is employed or engaged or works in any capacity on board a ship and whose normal place of work is on a ship.
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
a type of work that goes on 24 hours from 24 hours because the teams performing it are located in various time zones.
E.g: Some claim that follow-the-sun is a business failure. It can be used also as a verb (Our team follows the sun ) or as an adjective (We offer follow-the-sun business support) .
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
suitable in quantity or quality
Work In Progress
can be used as an adjectif : this program is WIP
work perfectly performed
When I asked the students to do their homework, they did a bang up job.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
of extremely poor or unreliable quality ; very low-end
[US];[informal] I shouldn’t have bought that used car, it’s way too janky. / There's hardly anywhere to eat other than a janky food place. Also: jank
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
the impossibility to make a good quality product using bad quality materials
abbr. acron.
Short for "not safe for work".
word created with "crap" and "caption" to mean a bad quality caption
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things.
[Slang] related to bro-mance
something not worthy; something of poor quality; a crap
[Slang] This book is a bag of wank, I am disappointed.
work and operations made in drilling for maintaining petroleum or Gas wells effective
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
using a lot of people (Internet users mostly) to contribute to a collective work. For example Wikipedia uses crowdsourcing
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