English adjective: working
|1.||working actively engaged in paid work|
|Samples||The working population.|
The ratio of working men to unemployed.
A working mother.
Robots can be on the job day and night.
|Synonyms||on the job|
|2.||working adequate for practical use; especially sufficient in strength or numbers to accomplish something|
|Samples||The party has a working majority in the House.|
A working knowledge of Spanish.
|3.||working adopted as a temporary basis for further work|
|Samples||A working draft.|
A working hypothesis.
|4.||working (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing|
|Samples||In running (or working) order.|
A functional set of brakes.
|Synonyms||functional, operative, running|
|5.||working serving to permit or facilitate further work or activity|
|Samples||Discussed the working draft of a peace treaty.|
They need working agreements with their neighbor states on interstate projects.
English noun: working
|1.||working (artifact) a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked|