fieldwork

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fieldwork (countable and uncountable, plural fieldworks)

  1. (uncountable) work done, or observations made out in the real world rather than in controlled conditions
    I thought the fieldwork in the course I was taking was going to be hard, but it was just interviewing people.
    That well Bob set up last weekend was some good fieldwork.
  2. (countable) A temporary fortification built by troops
    Billy's out building some fieldwork so that our enemies don't walk right over us.