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workmate

(ˈwɜːkˌmeɪt)
n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a person who works with another; fellow worker
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.workmate - a fellow workerworkmate - a fellow worker      
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
Translations
زَميل في العَمَل
kollega
vinnufélagi

workmate

[ˈwɜːkmeɪt] Ncompañero/a m/f de trabajo

workmate

[ˈwɜːrkmeɪt] ncollègue mfwork of art n
(= painting, sculpture) → œuvre f d'art
(fig)œuvre f d'art

workmate

[ˈwɜːkˌmeɪt] ncollega m/f di lavoro

work

(wəːk) noun
1. effort made in order to achieve or make something. He has done a lot of work on this project
2. employment. I cannot find work in this town.
3. a task or tasks; the thing that one is working on. Please clear your work off the table.
4. a painting, book, piece of music etc. the works of Van Gogh / Shakespeare/Mozart; This work was composed in 1816.
5. the product or result of a person's labours. His work has shown a great improvement lately.
6. one's place of employment. He left (his) work at 5.30 p.m.; I don't think I'll go to work tomorrow.
verb
1. to (cause to) make efforts in order to achieve or make something. She works at the factory three days a week; He works his employees very hard; I've been working on/at a new project.
2. to be employed. Are you working just now?
3. to (cause to) operate (in the correct way). He has no idea how that machine works / how to work that machine; That machine doesn't/won't work, but this one's working.
4. to be practicable and/or successful. If my scheme works, we'll be rich!
5. to make (one's way) slowly and carefully with effort or difficulty. She worked her way up the rock face.
6. to get into, or put into, a stated condition or position, slowly and gradually. The wheel worked loose.
7. to make by craftsmanship. The ornaments had been worked in gold.
-work
1. (the art of making) goods of a particular material. He learns woodwork at school; This shop sells basketwork.
2. parts of something, eg a building, made of a particular material. The stonework/woodwork/paintwork needs to be renewed.
ˈworkable adjective
(of a plan) able to be carried out.
ˈworker noun
1. a person who works or who is employed in an office, a factory etc. office-workers; car-workers.
2. a manual worker rather than an office-worker etc.
3. a person who works (hard etc). He's a slow/hard worker.
works noun singular or plural
a factory etc. The steelworks is/are closed for the holidays.
noun plural
1. the mechanism (of a watch, clock etc). The works are all rusted.
2. deeds, actions etc. She's devoted her life to good works.
ˈwork-basket, ˈwork-box
etc nouns a basket, box etc for holding thread, needlework etc.
ˈworkbook noun
a book of exercises usually with spaces for answers.
ˈworkforce noun
the number of workers (available for work) in a particular industry, factory etc.
working class
the section of society who work with their hands, doing manual labour.
working day, ˈwork-day nouns
1. a day on which one goes to work, and is not on holiday.
2. the period of actual labour in a normal day at work. My working day is eight hours long.
working hours
the times of day between which one is at work. Normal working hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
ˈworking-party, ˈwork-party nouns
a group of people gathered together (usually voluntarily) to perform a particular physical task. They organized a work-party to clear the canal of weeds.
working week
the five days from Monday to Friday inclusive when people go to work.
ˈworkman noun
a man who does manual work. the workmen on a building site.
ˈworkmanlike adjective
1. suitable to a good workman. a workmanlike attitude.
2. well performed. a workmanlike job.
ˈworkmanship noun
the skill of a qualified workman; skill in making things.
ˈworkmate noun
one of the people who work in the same place of employment as oneself. Her workmates teased her about being the boss's favourite.
ˈworkout noun
a period of hard physical exercise for the purpose of keeping fit etc.
ˈworkshop noun
1. a room or building, especially in a factory etc where construction and repairs are carried out.
2. a course of experimental work for a group of people on a particular project.
at work
working. He's writing a novel and he likes to be at work (on it) by eight o'clock every morning.
get/set to work
to start work. Could you get to work painting that ceiling?; I'll have to set to work on this mending this evening.
go to work on
to begin work on. We're thinking of going to work on an extension to the house.
have one's work cut out
to be faced with a difficult task. You'll have your work cut out to beat the champion.
in working order
(of a machine etc) operating correctly.
out of work
having no employment. He's been out of work for months.
work of art
a painting, sculpture etc.
work off
to get rid of (something unwanted or unpleasant) by taking physical exercise etc. He worked off his anger by running round the garden six times.
work out
1. to solve or calculate correctly. I can't work out how many should be left.
2. to come to a satisfactory end. Don't worry – it will all work out (in the end).
3. to perform physical exercises.
work up
1. to excite or rouse gradually. She worked herself up into a fury. (adjective ˌworked-ˈup: Don't get so worked-up!).
2. to raise or create. I just can't work up any energy/appetite/enthusiasm today.
work up to
to progress towards and prepare for. Work up to the difficult exercises gradually.
work wonders
to produce marvellous results. These pills have worked wonders on my rheumatism.
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I yelled for help and my workmate helped me to enter the salon but he followed me inside."
'We still recollect the memories of her talking to us,' he added.Alia Anjum, another workmate of late Shaikh, likened her disposition with the spring season.'The way she lived bravely in the society will always be remembered,' she said.
Aleth Dumanda, on the other hand, complained about his workmate who owed him money and said: 'Hahaha, yung ka work-mate kong nangutang tapos pagbalik daw niya babayaran..un pala terminated na hahaha!'
Robbie, who works for Blair Drummond Smiddy Farm Shop, Stirling, beat his workmate Euan McLagan and Erin Conroy from Falleninch Farm, Stirling to win the third and final heat of this year's competition at City of Glasgow College onTuesday.
A man who used the mobile phone of his colleague to send insulting and abusive text messages to their female workmate has been fined Dh50,000.
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A labourer has been sentenced to ten years in jail to be followed by deportation for killing a workmate in a drunken row.
In a survey of 2,000 workers, 37% said they had been bullied, while another 21% said they had seen bullying being inflicted on a workmate. Tight deadlines, personality clashes and office politics often caused tensions to run high, but just 48% of workers said they did anything about the bullying, according to the survey, commissioned by employment law specialists Slater and Gordon.
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