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work·er

worker

 
 
pronunciation:
wuhr kr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone who works at a task or job.
The workers at the factory eat their lunch in a cafeteria.
similar words:
employee
definition 2: a type of female ant, bee, or termite that cannot lay eggs and does most of the work for the insect colony it lives in.
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The word worker contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean