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hardworking

[hahrd-wur-king] /ˈhɑrdˈwɜr kɪŋ/
adjective
1.
industrious; zealous:
a hardworking family man.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; hard + working
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British Dictionary definitions for hard-working

hard-working

adjective
1.
(of a person) industrious; diligent
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Word Origin and History for hard-working
adj.

also hardworking, 1774, from hard + working (see work).

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