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  1. job
    IPA[jäb]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. do casual or occasional work:

      she jobbed as a waitress until her first role in a movie
    • 2. buy and sell (stocks) as a broker-dealer, especially on a small scale:

      his game plan is to buy in then job the shares on at a profit
    • 3. cheat; betray:

      he was jobbed by the Justice Department
    • 4. turn a public office or a position of trust to private advantage:

      if left unfettered he would job
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: job, plural noun: jobs

    • v.: verb: job, 3rd person present: jobs, gerund or present participle: jobbing, past tense: jobbed, past participle: jobbed

    • verb

      prod or stab:

      thrust (something pointed) at or into something:

    • noun

      an act of prodding, thrusting, or wrenching.
    • (in the Bible) a prosperous man whose patience and piety were tried by undeserved misfortunes, and who, in spite of his bitter lamentations, remained confident in the goodness and justice of God.

      a book of the Bible telling of Job.

    • noun

      a paid position of regular employment:

      a task or piece of work, especially one that is paid:

    • verb

      do casual or occasional work:

      buy and sell (stocks) as a broker-dealer, especially on a small scale:

    • verb

      prod or stab:

      thrust (something pointed) at or into something:

    • noun

      an act of prodding, thrusting, or wrenching.
    • (in the Bible) a prosperous man whose patience and piety were tried by undeserved misfortunes, and who, in spite of his bitter lamentations, remained confident in the goodness and justice of God.

      a book of the Bible telling of Job.

    • adjective

      employed to do occasional pieces of work, rather than on a regular or permanent basis:
    • adjective

      employed to do occasional pieces of work, rather than on a regular or permanent basis:
    • noun

      the decorative or finishing application of paint to an object.

      a cosmetic treatment that does not address underlying problems:

    • noun

      an instance or period of seeking employment:
    • verb

      seek employment:
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