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noun assignment, avocation, billet, business, chore, duty, employment, function, labor, mission, occupation, position, profession, responsibility, role, task, trade, undertaking, vocation, work
See also: appointment, burden, business, calling, career, employment, enterprise, labor, livelihood, mission, occupation, office, part, position, post, profession, project, province, pursuit, role, trade, undertaking, work

JOB. By this term is understood among workmen, the whole of a thing which is to be done. In this sense it is employed in the Civil Code of Louisiana, art. 2727; "to build by plot, or to work by the job," says that article, "is to undertake a building for a certain stipulated price." See Durant. du Contr. de Louage, liv. 8, t. 8, n. 248, 263; Poth. Contr. de Louage, n. 392, 394 and Deviation.

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