quality of work meaning, quality of work definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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quality  

  ( 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  
  (approval)   
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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n.
SEO solution in such a way that the search engines will crawl your website and ranked it well on the top position. SEO is the process of improving the search and quality of visitors to your website for targeted keywords.
n.
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,.
n.
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)
n.
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) .
adj.
enough in quantity or quality
Sentence: My parents consulted me about what would be an adequate for the money for the trip.
n.
Work In Progress
can be used as an adjectif : this program is WIP
n.
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
exp.
work perfectly performed
When I asked the students to do their homework, they did a bang up job.
adv.
wORK REQUIRED TO RESTORE INCLUDES EMERGENT WORK.
[US] DEFFINATION
n.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
exp.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
[Slang]
n.
something not worthy; something of poor quality; a crap
[Slang] This book is a bag of wank, I am disappointed.
v.
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
n.
work and operations made in drilling for maintaining petroleum or Gas wells effective
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
adj.
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)
n.
using a lot of people (Internet users mostly) to contribute to a collective work. For example Wikipedia uses crowdsourcing
n.
to concentrate and to sacrifice
n.
someone who works as a dishwasher
[Slang]
n.
a model or example that shows how something works
[UK] I like to read books that is a paradigm of human life because I can learn from it.
n.
stereotypical belief that disconsiders in terms of intellectual and physical qualities women who stay home to look after their children
v.
having similar qualities or a similar size, position etc to something else.
When I was in 8th grade in Japan, I broke down my right hand, so I needed to write everything by my left hand and my left hand writing did not correspond with my right one.
exp.
expression used to describe something that is in decline or has lost the qualities that made it popular, appealing, successful
used originally in media to describe a show or a movie that is declining in popularity. E.g: I loved their ads, but with the last ones they just jump the shark.
n.
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
UNICEF is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. Donate to help UNICEF meet the urgent needs of children. unicef.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNICEF

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