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casual

  

      adj  
1    happening by accident or chance  
a casual meeting     
2    offhand; not premeditated  
a casual remark     
3    shallow or superficial  
a casual affair     
4    being or seeming unconcerned or apathetic  
he assumed a casual attitude     
5    (esp. of dress) for informal wear  
a casual coat     
6    occasional or irregular  
casual visits, a casual labourer     
7      (Biology)      another term for       adventive  
      n  
8    usually pl   an informal article of clothing or footwear  
9    an occasional worker  
10      (Biology)      another term for an       adventive  
11    usually pl   a young man dressed in expensive casual clothes who goes to football matches in order to start fights  
     (C14: from Late Latin casualis happening by chance, from Latin casus event, from cadere to fall; see case1)  
  casually      adv  
  casualness      n  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
Work In Progress
can be used as an adjectif : this program is WIP
n.
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
adv.
wORK REQUIRED TO RESTORE INCLUDES EMERGENT WORK.
[US] DEFFINATION
exp.
work perfectly performed
When I asked the students to do their homework, they did a bang up job.
exp.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
[Slang]
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.
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.
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
n.
using a lot of people (Internet users mostly) to contribute to a collective work. For example Wikipedia uses crowdsourcing
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.
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) .
n.
to concentrate and to sacrifice
n.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
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.
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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