working papers

working papers
noun plural Date: 1928 official documents legalizing the employment of a minor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • working papers — ➔ paper * * * working papers UK US noun [plural] ► HR, GOVERNMENT, WORKPLACE in the US, legal documents that allow young people or people born outside the US to work there: »In some states, if you re under 16 or 18, you need to obtain working… …   Financial and business terms

  • working papers — n. any official papers that legalize the employment of a minor or of an alien …   English World dictionary

  • working papers — working .papers n [plural] an official document that you need in the US in order to get a job if you are young or were born in a different country …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • working papers — working ,papers noun plural in the U.S., an official document that children under the age of 16 and people who were not born in the U.S. must have before they are allowed to work …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • working papers — noun 1. records kept of activities involved in carrying out a project the auditor was required to produce his working papers • Hypernyms: ↑record 2. a legal document giving information required for employment of certain people in certain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • working papers — 1. legal papers often required for employment, as by an alien. 2. legal papers enabling a minor in the U.S. to work under certain conditions. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • working papers — /ˈwɜkɪng peɪpəz/ (say werking paypuhz) plural noun 1. legal papers giving information often required for employment. 2. information papers issued in advance of a conference, seminar, business meeting, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • working papers — 1. An alternative term for *work papers. 2. A document that shows detailed calculations to support a *general ledger balance or similar item …   Auditor's dictionary

  • working papers — work′ing pa pers n. pl. law legal papers required for or permitting employment, as of an alien or minor • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • working papers — license to work, work permit …   English contemporary dictionary

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