Taskwork Task"work`, n. Work done as a task; also, work done by the job; piecework. [1913 Webster]

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  • bonus work — /ˈboʊnəs wɜk/ (say bohnuhs werk) noun the carrying out of more than a specified amount of work, as the production of more than a specified number of items in a given work period, in order to earn extra payment. Also, taskwork …   Australian English dictionary

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