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 Dictionary entry overview: What does line of work mean? 

  The noun LINE OF WORK has 1 sense:

1. the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

  Familiarity information: LINE OF WORK used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1line of work [BACK TO TOP]


The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


job; line of work; occupation; business; line

Context example:

he's not in my line of business

Hypernyms ("line of work" is a kind of...):

activity (any specific behavior)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "line of work"):

confectionery (the occupation and skills of a confectioner)

photography (the occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies)

accountancy; accounting (the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business)

medium; metier (an occupation for which you are especially well suited)

profession (an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences))

craft; trade (the skilled practice of a practical occupation)

salt mine; treadmill (a job involving drudgery and confinement)

berth; billet; office; place; position; post; situation; spot (a job in an organization)

appointment (the job to which you are (or hope to be) appointed)

employment; work (the occupation for which you are paid)

calling; career; vocation (the particular occupation for which you are trained)

biz; game (your occupation or line of work)

farming; land (agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life)

sport (the occupation of athletes who compete for pay)

catering (providing food and services)

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