hard-working

adj.
Hard-working is used with these nouns: ↑employee

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • hard-working — adjective * a hard working person puts a lot of effort into their work: a hard working student She was very hard working and reliable …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hard-working — UK US (also hardworking) /ˌhɑːdˈwɜːkɪŋ/ adjective ► always putting a lot of effort and care into work: »hardworking people/families/citizens »The staff working on the unit are hard working and have very little time to sit at a desk …   Financial and business terms

  • hard-working — adj working with a lot of effort ▪ a hard working teacher …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard-working — also hardworking, 1774, from HARD (Cf. hard) + working (see WORK (Cf. work)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hard working — index industrious, patient Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hard-working — adj industrious, diligent, assiduous, conscientious, enthusiastic, keen, zealous, busy, energetic FORMAL sedulous COLLOQ. with your nose to the grindstone ≠ idle, lazy * * * ˌhard ˈworking [hard working] …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard-working */ — UK / US adjective a hard working person puts a lot of effort into their work She was very hard working and reliable …   English dictionary

  • hard-working — adjective working with a lot of effort: a hard working teacher …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard-working — adjective even the hard working employees got stiffed at bonus time Syn: diligent, industrious, conscientious, assiduous, sedulous, painstaking, persevering, unflagging, untiring, tireless, indefatigable, studious; keen, enthusiastic, zealous,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • hard-working — adjective tending to work with ardour …   Wiktionary

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