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scheme

  

      n  
1    a systematic plan for a course of action  
2    a systematic arrangement of correlated parts; system  
3    a secret plot  
4    a visionary or unrealizable project  
5    a chart, diagram, or outline  
6    an astrological diagram giving the aspects of celestial bodies at a particular time  
7      (Chiefly Brit)   a plan formally adopted by a commercial enterprise or governmental body, as for pensions, etc.  
8      (Chiefly Scot)   an area of housing that is laid out esp. by a local authority; estate  
      vb  
9    tr   to devise a system for  
10    to form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner  
     (C16: from Latin schema, from Greek skhema form)  
  schemer      n  


colour scheme  
      n   a planned combination or juxtaposition of colours, as in interior decorating  
Crossroads care attendant scheme  
      n     (Social welfare)   (in Britain) a service providing paid attendants for disabled people who need continuous supervision  
     (so named because the idea arose out of criticism of the plight of a disabled character in the TV serial Crossroads)  
Enterprise Allowance Scheme  
      n   (in Britain) a scheme to provide a weekly allowance to an unemployed person who wishes to set up a business and is willing to invest a specified amount in it during its first year  
Enterprise Investment Scheme  
      n   (in Britain) a scheme to provide tax relief on investments in certain small companies: came into operation in 1994, when it replaced the Business Expansion Scheme  
housing scheme  
      n  
1    a local-authority housing plan  
2    the houses built according to such a plan; housing estate,   (Often shortened to)    scheme  
occupational pension scheme  
      n   a pension scheme provided for the members of a particular occupation or employed by a specific employer or group of employers  
top-hat scheme  
      n  
Informal   a pension scheme for the senior executives of an organization  
Youth Training Scheme  
      n   (formerly, in Britain) a scheme, run by the Training Agency, to provide vocational training for unemployed 16--17-year-olds,   (Abbrev.)    YTS  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
A plan done for something bad or illegal.
I will never scheme in the future because it is a bad thing to do.
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) .
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]
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 government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)
n.
Forensic is used to describe the work of scientists who examine evidence in order to help the police solve crimes.
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.

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