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job

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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His commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Duncan Dewar, described him as an "outstanding" Royal Marine who died doing the job he loved.
They just keep quietly doing the job (although they may have been packed and exploring other opportunities since the first sign of trouble).
Well, I had to go on a business trip and he ended up negotiating and the whole thing ended in us doing the job almost for free.
You have to do your homework on the people in the business that are doing the job you want to do" asserts McPherson.
When your focus is on doing the job, failure today simply means you try again tomorrow.
His son and three daughters yesterday thanked medics, adding: "Our dad was tragically taken away from us while doing the job he so very much loved.
He is very, very experienced and he is doing the job in the way that he sees fit.
And, following their return to England, he told a press conference at Twickenham, "I enjoy doing the job and nothing's changed since I spoke to you last.
A HALL Green dustman accused Solihull magistrates' court of "not doing the job properly" after denying he still owed pounds 95 for a previous offence.