(=work done in the course of one's life) œuvres fpl
→ An exhibition of his life's work is being shown in the garden of his home ...
→ Britain's leading figurative painter, whose life's work is currently on show at Tate Britain
(=main activity) œuvre f d'une vie
They regard it as their life's work. Ils considèrent cela comme l'œuvre de leur vie.
→ the companies are owned by families who regard running the business as their life's work
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