working life

working life
working life ˌworking ˈlife noun working lives PLURALFORM [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES
the part of your adult life when you work:

• Geoff spent all his working life with the same company.

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working life UK US noun
[C] WORKPLACE the years of your life that you spend working and earning money: »

She spent her entire working life at the same bank.

during/throughout/in sb's working life »

The pay gap that many women suffer during their working lives becomes a vast pension gap in later life.

[C or U] WORKPLACE the time that someone spends at work, rather than at home: »

For many people, the boundary between home and working life is becoming increasingly blurred.

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The aim of the research is to improve the quality of working life.

[C or U] the period of time during which a machine, building, etc. operates or can be used effectively: »

We are exploring ways of extending the working lives of nuclear power stations.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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