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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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