field work

field work
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feeld wurk]
    • /fild wɜrk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feeld wurk]
    • /fild wɜrk/

Definitions of field work words

  • noun field work Also, field work. work done in the field, as research, exploration, surveying, or interviewing: archaeological fieldwork. 1
  • noun field work Fortification. a temporary fortification constructed in the field. 1
  • noun field work research carried out on site 1
  • noun field work A temporary fortification in the field. 0
  • noun field work (in scientific research) The collection of raw data, in the field. 0

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Origin of field work

First appearance:

before 1735
One of the 48% newest English words
First recorded in 1735-45; field + work

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Parts of speech for Field work


field work popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for field work

noun field work

  • research and development — the part of a commercial company's activity concerned with applying the results of scientific research to develop new products and improve existing ones

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