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

 

Job

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dʒəʊb//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dʒoʊb//
 
 
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Idioms
the patience of Job
 
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the quality of being extremely patient and not complaining You need the patience of Job to deal with some of our customers. From Job, a man in the Bible who experienced much suffering, including losing his family, his home and his possessions, but continued to believe in and trust God.
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