Upstream proficiency C2 unit 9 Another Day, Another Dollar - language focus

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incentive
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describes something which encourages a person to do something; pobudzający
freelance
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doing particular pieces of work for different organizations, rather than working all the time for a single organization; pracownik nieetatowu
redundant
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having lost your job because your employer no longer needs you; zbędny
binder
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hard cover in which paper documents or magazines are stored; segregator
remuneration
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payment for work or services; honorarium
compensation
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money that is paid to someone in exchange for something that has been lost or damaged or for some problem; odszkodowanie
reimbursement
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paying back money to someone who has spent it for you or lost it because of you; zwrot kosztów
severance
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money paid by an employer to an employee whose job the employer has had to bring to an endmoney paid by an employer to an employee whose job the employer has had to bring to an end; odprawa
credentials
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the abilities and experience which make someone suitable for a particular job or activity, or proof of someone's abilities and experience; referencje
aptitude
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a natural ability or skill; uzdolnienia
solicitor
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a type of lawyer in Britain and Australia who is trained to prepare cases and give advice on legal subjects and can represent people in lower courts; prawnik/radca prawny
labourer
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a person who does unskilled physical work, especially outside; pracownik fizyczny
ironmonger
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someone who sells tools for use in homes and gardens; sprzedawca żelaza
clerk
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a person who works in an office, dealing with records or performing general office duties; urzędnik • US a hotel employee who welcomes the guests on arrival • US someone who sells things in a shop
accountant
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księgowy
carpenter
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stolarz
civil servant
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a person who works in the Civil Service
assembly line
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a line of machines and workers in a factory which a product moves along while it is being built or produced; taśma produkcyjna
warehouse
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a large building for storing things before they are sold, used or sent out to shops; magazyn
branch
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one of the offices or groups that form part of a large business organization; oddział
demote
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to lower someone or something in rank or position; opp. promote
downgrade
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to reduce someone or something to a lower rank or position, or to make something less important or less valued; opp. upgrade
fringe benefit
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something that you get because of your job which you get as well as your pay but is not in the form of money
reatil trade
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the business activity of selling goods through stores to the public, or the companies involved in this; handel detaliczny
industrial relations
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the relationships between compaies and their workers
work to rule
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a situation in which people carefully obey all the rules and instruction given to them about their jobs, with the intention of reducting the amount of work they do
unemployment benefit
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in the UK, money that the goverment pays to unemployed people who are looking for a job
fare-dodger
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pasażer na gapę
be entiteled to
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to be allowed to do sth
the minimum wage
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the smallest amount of money that an employer is legally allowed to pay someone who works for them; pensja minimalna
menial
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describes work that is boring, makes you feel tired, and is given a low social value; nudna praca

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