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    #1

    where

    I would like to know the meaning of "where" in the next sentence.

    Job-sharing is where two people spilt the work and benefits of single full-time job.

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    #2

    Re: where

    Where has 4 functions. It can be an adverb, a conjunction, a pronoun or a noun. In our example, it functions as a pronoun:

    Ex: Job-sharing is where / is a term in which two people split the work ...


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    Re: where

    In your sentence, 'where' is functioning as a relative adverb, and means 'the situation in which' :

    Job-sharing is a situation in which two people spilt the work and benefits of single full-time job.

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