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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Work paid for according to the quantity produced.

Usage examples (36)
  • In piecework, which is what most of us do, the case is none the less plain for being even less material.
  • Under the "piecework" mode, workers are paid 11 to 17 dollars per 23-kg box of nuts, which takes 12 to 14 hours to gather.
  • I don't remember what they paid by piecework then.
  • I know they didn't pay much on piecework at first. for more
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