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brainwork

(ˈbreɪnwɜːk)
n
intellectual effort
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brainwork

[ˈbreɪnwɜːk] Ntrabajo m intelectual
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This was the result of some rather feverish brainwork on the way from the links to the cottage.
The main resource person for the workshop came from Brainwork Educational Consult and was attended by about 165 participants.
News Report Awami League kept 240 and handed out 60 seats to its allies for contesting the coming polls after protracted mathematical brainwork to make two ends meet.
Therefore, the CDS combined experience and brainwork, in perfect alliance with the Service Chiefs to move in unison against enemies of Nigeria.
He describes the conceptual terrain from which these systems emerged and their adaptation to buildings, covering the thermostatic interior and household management, cold storage and the speculative market of preserved assets, representing regulation in nature's economy, imaging brainwork, and regulation through paperwork in architectural practice.
This bid is the brainwork of intensive consultations at the military headquarters in collaboration with the government's liaison officer of the occupied Palestinian territories, it pointed out.
How much proper brainwork - not zoning out in meetings, or reorganising the stationery cupboard, but work that involves really thinking - should you aim to get done in one day?
BUT ONLY A TINY FRACTION OF PEOPLE in any society is equipped to do lucrative brainwork. In all Western societies, the new formula for prosperity is inconsistent with the old formula for democracy.
Attributes N % Gender Female 974 53.5 Male 846 46.5 Age 25-35 yrs 479 26.3 36-45 yrs 361 19.8 46-60 yrs 756 41.5 61 -65 yrs 224 12.2 Nationality Kazakhs 1119 61.5 Russians 441 24.2 Other 260 14.3 Family status Married 1341 73.7 Single 221 12.1 Divorced 134 7.4 Widower 124 6.8 Chronic diseases No 785 43.1 Yes 1035 56.9 Physical activity No 316 17.4 Yes 1504 82.6 Employment Unemployed 624 34.3 Employed 1168 64.2 Learning 28 1.5 Education Below the medium 64 3.5 Medium 697 38.3 Specialized secondary 565 31.0 Higher education 494 27.1 Type of work Brainwork 690 37.9 Physical work 1130 62.1 Income Low 706 38.8 Below the average 239 13.1 Average 635 34.9 Above average 224 12.3 High 16 0.9 Table 2: Prevalence of depressive symptoms in different sociodemographic groups.
There are brain boosting recipes for particular situations including: breakfast ideas for sustained energy, lunches to avoid that afternoon slump, and quiz-night snacks for fast brainwork. The recipes range from Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup; Turkey and Bean Burritos; Tahi-Style Mussels with Chile and Basil; and Tuna with Parsley and Pomegranate Salad; to Chicken and Vegetable Curry; Roast Beef with Salsa Verde; Pear, Cranberry and Ginger Crisp; and Buttermilk Puddings with Mixed Berries.
Takala sat silently at her desk and when asked what she was doing, she would explain ambiguously that she was thinking and doing "brainwork." She would also spend an entire day in an elevator or sitting in the Tax and Legal department, again seemingly doing nothing.