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I don't want to repeat "working" in the following sentence:

We are working on a working arrangement.

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We are pursuing a working arrangement?

We are developing a working arrangement?

If it's a document that you're preparing, "preparing", "compiling", "creating" perhaps.

And in response to an earlier answer, please, there is no such word as "performant".

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We are constructing?

We are formulating?

We are writing?

We are making?

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+1: Since "working arrangement" is a set phrase, it works better to replace the first working. (Of these options, I think formulating works best.) –  Marthaª Feb 17 '11 at 21:04
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I suppose I shouldn't bother suggesting "We are arranging a working arrangement." –  Hellion Feb 17 '11 at 21:29
    
@Hellion: LOL!! –  Marthaª Feb 17 '11 at 21:36
    
Aw, I was gonna say "We are working on arranging a working arrangement". –  chaos Feb 17 '11 at 21:39

A few more ideas:

  • putting together
  • coming up with
  • setting up
  • composing
  • making progress on
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If working means that works, then you can use functioning, functional, operational, performant.
If working means related to work, then you can use job, service, task.

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We are organizing employment terms.

We will be formulating an organized work plan.

We will be organizing formulated employment terms.

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