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  • a crime (especially a robbery)
    • the gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis
  • a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
  • (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
  • any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
  • a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
  • 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
  • a damaging piece of work
    • dry rot did the job of destroying the barn
    • the barber did a real job on my hair
  • the performance of a piece of work
    • she did an outstanding job as Ophelia
    • he gave it up as a bad job
  • the responsibility to do something
    • it is their job to print the truth
  • an object worked on; a result produced by working
    • he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right
  • a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";
  • a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee
    • estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars
    • the job of repairing the engine took several hours
    • the endless task of classifying the samples
    • the farmer's morning chores
  • the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
    • he's not in my line of business
  • 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
  • work occasionally
    • As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks
  • arranged for contracted work to be done by others
  • profit privately from public office and official business
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