English translation of 'कार्य'
mn/karya, kArya, kaarya, kāry, kary, kAry, kaary/
1. act countable noun
An act is a single action or thing that someone does.
...the act of reading.
My insurance excludes acts of terrorism.
2. action countable noun
An action is something that you do on a particular occasion.
Peter had a reason for his action.
3. affair singular noun
If you say that a decision or situation is someone's affair, you mean that other people should not interfere.
If you wish to behave like a fool, that is your affair.
4. business uncountable noun
You can use business to refer to any activity, situation, or series of events.
I've got some unfinished business here.
5. deed countable noun
A deed is something that is done, especially something very good or very bad.[literary]
One gets a warm feeling from doing a good deed.
6. function countable noun
The function of something or someone is the useful thing that they do or are intended to do.
The main function of horror films is to scare us.
7. job countable noun
The job of a particular person or thing is their duty or function.
Their main job is to deliver letters on time.
8. job countable noun
A job is a particular task.
He was given the job of washing the car.
9. operation uncountable noun
If a system is in operation, it is being used.
Until the rail links are in operation, passengers can only travel through the tunnel by coach.
10. operation uncountable noun
If a machine or device is in operation, it is working.
There are three ski lifts in operation.
11. task countable noun
A task is an activity or piece of work which you have to do.
Waterman had the unpleasant task of breaking the bad news to Harris.
12. work uncountable noun
Work consists of the tasks which your job involves, or any tasks which need to be done.
I've got work to do.
There are days when I finish work at 2pm.
Copyright © 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Translation of कार्य from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary