workout
noun Date: circa 1894 1. a practice or exercise to test or improve one's fitness for athletic competition, ability, or performance 2. a test of one's ability, capacity, stamina, or suitability

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  • Workout — Informal arrangement between a borrower and creditors. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * workout work‧out [ˈwɜːkaʊt ǁ ˈwɜːrk ] noun [countable] FINANCE a way for a borrower in financial difficulty to repay loans, debts etc: • The bank s …   Financial and business terms

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