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Meaning of inwork by Wiktionary Dictionary

inwork


    Etymology 1

    From Middle English *inwork, from Old English inweorc ( “indoor work” ), from in- + weorc ( “work” ). Cognate with Scots inwark, inwork ( “domestic work, indoor work” ). More at in-, work .

    Noun

    inwork ( usually uncountable; plural: inworks )

    1. Indoor work, work done inside the home.

    Etymology 2

    From in- +‎ work. Compare Dutch inwerken ( “to affect, orient” ), German einwirken ( “to influence, impinge” ) .

    Verb

    to inwork ( third-person singular simple present inworks present participle inworking, simple past and past participle inwrought or inworked )

    1. ( transitive ) To work in or into .
    2. ( intransitive ) To work or operate within .
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