Definition - job

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job
  1. a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
  2. a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved; "she and her husband are having problems"; "it is always a job to contact him"; "urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog"
  3. invest at a risk; "I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating"
  4. a damaging piece of work; "dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair"
  5. work occasionally; "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
  6. the performance of a piece of work; "she did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job"
  7. arranged for contracted work to be done by others
  8. the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
  9. profit privately from public office and official business

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