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working order

noun
1.
the condition of a mechanism when it is functioning properly:
a stove in working order.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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  • Plumbing facilities in good working order, including hot and cold running water, connected to a sewage disposal system.
  • The heart is a magnificent machine when it's in good working order.
  • Donate your old washer and dryer if they are still in good working order.
  • Make sure your computer is in working order and has all the necessary components.
  • The cells took over from there, sorting themselves into working order.
  • If the satellite was put back in working order, it could receive communications from all over the place.
  • Cities can barely keep the roads they already have up to good working order.
  • It would probably require near-continuous manned presence to make sure things stay in working order.
  • T he surveillance cameras were in perfect working order.
  • In the hours before the zombie ants clamped onto a leaf and died, their jaws were in good working order.

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