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Definition of busywork noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

busywork

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈbɪziwɜːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɪziwɜːrk//
 
[uncountable] (North American English)
 
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work that is given to somebody to keep them busy, without really being useful
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: busywork