lifework lifework

Definition(s):

  • (n) the principal work of your career

Usage(s):

  1. Listening to children from broken families is Wallerstein's lifework.
  2. For Cronin, the impulse for his lifework came from family history.
  3. Behind all this nationwide activity sat the woman who has made the American Red Cross her lifework, for 35 years its driving force.

News

  • Teachers of the Year collectively endorse Common Core standards

    Posted: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 2:05 pm | Updated: 2:07 pm, Tue Oct 8, 2013. As Montana Teachers of the Year, our lifework has been dedicated to engaging Montana students in learning experiences that prepare them for the challenges and opportunities of the future.
    on October 9, 2013     Source: The Western News

Quotes

  • "We will all be able to get a vivid sense of the great measure of Peter Camejo as a sentinel force for civil rights and civil liberties, and expander of democracy. His lifework will inspire the political and economic future for a long time,"...
    on Sep 13, 2008 By: Ralph Nader Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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