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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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His widow Hazel said: "I have the comfort of knowing that Bill died doing the job he loved, and the fact that he was helping others is just typical Bill." Full story P6
"I thoroughly enjoy doing the job and I think England have a pretty exciting future."
THE Royal Marine killed in a battle with Taliban fighters was last night described as an "outstanding" serviceman who "died doing the job he loved".
Chapters go far beyond the basics of contracting and its markets, delving into sales and how to make an accurate estimate, how to negotiate a balanced contract, how to control costs while doing the job, how to collect money from recalcitrant clients, quick start tips and checklists for undertaking jobs, and much more.
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Although he argued that he was simply doing the job that he was sent to do by the tenants who elected him, the OCHC board accused him of conflict of interest and abdicating his responsibility.