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out·work

 (out-wûrk′)
tr.v. out·worked or out·wrought (-rôt′), out·work·ing, out·works
1. To work better or faster than.
2. To complete (something); work (something) out.
n. (out′wûrk′)
A minor fortification constructed beyond a main defensive position or fortification.
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outwork

n
1. (Military) (often plural) defences which lie outside main defensive works
2. work performed away from the factory, office, etc, by which it has been commissioned
vb (tr) , -works, -working, -worked or -wrought
3. to work better, harder, etc, than
4. to work out to completion
ˈoutˌworker n
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out•work

(v. ˌaʊtˈwɜrk; n. ˈaʊtˌwɜrk)
v.t.
1. to work harder, better, or faster than.
2. to work out or carry on to a conclusion; finish.
n.
3. a defensive structure established outside the limits of a larger fortification.
[1200–50]
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outwork


Past participle: outworked/outwrought
Gerund: outworking

Imperative
outwork
outwork
Present
I outwork
you outwork
he/she/it outworks
we outwork
you outwork
they outwork
Preterite
I outworked
you outworked
he/she/it outworked
we outworked
you outworked
they outworked
Present Continuous
I am outworking
you are outworking
he/she/it is outworking
we are outworking
you are outworking
they are outworking
Present Perfect
I have outworked/outwrought
you have outworked/outwrought
he/she/it has outworked/outwrought
we have outworked/outwrought
you have outworked/outwrought
they have outworked/outwrought
Past Continuous
I was outworking
you were outworking
he/she/it was outworking
we were outworking
you were outworking
they were outworking
Past Perfect
I had outworked/outwrought
you had outworked/outwrought
he/she/it had outworked/outwrought
we had outworked/outwrought
you had outworked/outwrought
they had outworked/outwrought
Future
I will outwork
you will outwork
he/she/it will outwork
we will outwork
you will outwork
they will outwork
Future Perfect
I will have outworked/outwrought
you will have outworked/outwrought
he/she/it will have outworked/outwrought
we will have outworked/outwrought
you will have outworked/outwrought
they will have outworked/outwrought
Future Continuous
I will be outworking
you will be outworking
he/she/it will be outworking
we will be outworking
you will be outworking
they will be outworking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outworking
you have been outworking
he/she/it has been outworking
we have been outworking
you have been outworking
they have been outworking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outworking
you will have been outworking
he/she/it will have been outworking
we will have been outworking
you will have been outworking
they will have been outworking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outworking
you had been outworking
he/she/it had been outworking
we had been outworking
you had been outworking
they had been outworking
Conditional
I would outwork
you would outwork
he/she/it would outwork
we would outwork
you would outwork
they would outwork
Past Conditional
I would have outworked/outwrought
you would have outworked/outwrought
he/she/it would have outworked/outwrought
we would have outworked/outwrought
you would have outworked/outwrought
they would have outworked/outwrought
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outwork - subsidiary defensive structure lying outside the main fortified areaoutwork - subsidiary defensive structure lying outside the main fortified area; "the outworks of the castle"
defensive structure, defence, defense - a structure used to defend against attack; "the artillery battered down the defenses"
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2015, Frazer, Weaven, and Grace 2014), in the cleaning sector (as contract cleaning), in mining (as labour hire, though labour hire employees there are known as 'contractors'), in textiles, clothing and footwear (as outworkers in Australia, or subcontracting firms in countries like Bangladesh), in construction (as 'subbies'), in road freight transport (as owner-drivers), and in the 'platform' economy (as 'gig' workers).
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workshops, and industrial outworkers who work from their homes' (IBid).
True enough, but that 'fairly wide social range' is telling, and a consideration of Bearman's list of singers' occupations suggests that the overwhelming majority were wage-earners and outworkers, plus some artisan tradesmen (a status not at all insulated from the vagaries of market fluctuations and periods of poverty).
"I also have two outworkers who work on a regular basis and we are now looking at business premises in West Kirby with a plan to open a second shop.
The third deeming mechanism, coverage by a mainstream collective bargaining statute of a particular occupational group of self-employed workers, is exemplified by the Australian example of textile, clothing and footwear outworkers. As discussed above, the mainstream labour relations statute in Australia, the FW Act, applies almost exclusively to employees.
They are made using the age-old London tradition of "outworkers" making all the parts and finishing then finally assembled by a highly-skilled worker.