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  • n. Plural form of fieldworker.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • (sometimes called fieldworkers) often live among the people they are studying, or at least spend a considerable amount of time with them.

    e-Clippings (Learning As Art)

  • The full quote is: "It took millions of dollars in funding from US organisations, along with thousands of fieldworkers and a good number of mobile clinics, for sex determination and abortion to catch on in the developing world."

    Response: I did not claim the UN was complicit in forced abortions in China

  • COFS fieldworkers in Egypt said they identified 57 Sudanese refugees and asylum seekers who said they were victims of organ trafficking, each involving the removal of a kidney.

    Trafficking in Organs Said to Rise in Egypt

  • In decades past, the fieldworkers whose main job is to follow up with households that haven't mailed back their forms tended to be older.

    Poor economy sweetens pool of Census workers

  • Armed with blood samples, high-tech tools and a small army of fieldworkers, Nathan Wolfe hopes to re-invent pandemic control -- and reveal hidden secrets of the planet's dominant lifeform: the virus.

    Boing Boing

  • A few months earlier, he'd controversially stood by Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who'd been sentenced to death for "blaspheming" the name of the prophet Muhammad in an argument with Muslim fieldworkers.

    Some thoughts on the shooting in Arizona

  • The fieldworkers use a device to enter their data that was created by Hewlett Packard.

    Christy Turlington: Back to Bangladesh -- Day 4

  • The traditional Chinese novel, shaped by strong dramatic and structural rhythms, made no attempt to portray the everyday lives of the illiterate fieldworkers who formed its audience, and classical poetry, written exclusively by scholars, ignored their existence altogether.


  • Even the College Assistance Migrant Program - intended specifically for the children of fieldworkers - requires documentation that Iris doesn't have.

    For migrant students, a cycle of dwindling opportunities

  • They had no advance warning of an immanent attack, but PCHR fieldworkers learned there was military activity nearby.

    Israeli War Crimes Against Children During Operation Cast Lead


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