Definitions and translations for "Work Progress Administration"

English - English - Work Progress Administration

Pronunciation
WPA, government agency that was established in order to create jobs and relieve widespread unemployment during the Great Depression (U.S. History)

Work

Pronunciation
n. labor; task; profession; occupation; vocation; place of work; creation; deed; action; effort
v. labor; act; operate; activate; process; succeed; cause; manage; solve; advance with difficulty
adj. of labor

Progress

Pronunciation
n. headway, forward movement; development, advancement
v. advance, move forward, gain, proceed
n. progress, development, advancement

Administration

Pronunciation
n. management (of an office, project, etc.); execution of managerial duties; people in charge of directing or managing, supervisors, leadership; act of dispensing or applying (i.e. drugs, medication, etc.)
n. (of an office, project, etc.) administration, management; execution of managerial duties
n. management, direction; running, trust; administration
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