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English noun: undertaking

1. undertaking (act) any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

SamplesHe prepared for great undertakings.

Synonymslabor, project, task

Broader (hypernym)work

Narrower (hyponym)adventure, assignment, baby, breeze, child's play, cinch, dangerous undertaking, duck soup, endeavor, endeavour, endurance contest, enterprise, escapade, labor of love, labour of love, large order, marathon, no-brainer, picnic, piece of cake, proposition, pushover, risky venture, snap, tall order, venture, walkover

Instance hyponymManhattan Project

2. undertaking (act) the trade of a funeral director

Broader (hypernym)craft, trade

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