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taskwork

[task-wurk, tahsk-] /ˈtæskˌwɜrk, ˈtɑsk-/
noun
1.
work assigned or imposed as a task.
2.
unpleasant or disagreeable work.
3.
work paid for by the job; piecework.
Origin
1480-1490
1480-90; task + work
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Examples from the web for taskwork
  • Because of the interdependence between teamwork and taskwork, success cannot be defined by initial task achievements alone.
  • taskwork activities have been referred to as operational or technical skills.
  • In turn, this means functional exercises test people's ability to perform both taskwork and teamwork.
  • The skills needed for teamwork require as much training as the skills required for taskwork.
British Dictionary definitions for taskwork

taskwork

/ˈtɑːskˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
hard or unpleasant work
2.
a rare word for piecework
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