Meaning of roadwork

road•work

Pronunciation: (rōd'wûrk"), [key]
— n.
  1. work, as construction or repairs, done on a road.
  2. a conditioning exercise for an athlete consisting of running considerable distances in areas that are reasonably free of obstructions or traffic, as fields or country roads: performed chiefly by boxers in training for a bout.
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