Definition of make-work noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

make-work

 noun
noun
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; NAmE
 
[uncountable](North American English)
 
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work that has little value but is given to people to keep them busy In some departments there is too much make-work. These are simply make-work schemes for accountants.
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