job/ dʒɒb /

a piece of work, especially a specific task done as part of the routine of one’s occupation or for an agreed price:
She gave him the job of mowing the lawn.
a post of employment; full-time or part-time position:
She was seeking a job as an editor.

verb (used without object), jobbed, job·bing.
to work at jobs or odd pieces of work; work by the piece.
to do business as a jobber.

verb (used with object), jobbed, job·bing.
to assign or give (work, a contract for work, etc.) in separate portions, as among different contractors or workers (often followed by out):
He jobbed out the contract to a number of small outfits.
to buy in large quantities, as from wholesalers or manufacturers, and sell to dealers in smaller quantities:
He jobs shoes in Ohio and Indiana.


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