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English definition of “body shop”

body shop

noun [C]
a place where the main metal parts of cars can be repaired: Her husband works for $12 an hour washing cars at a body shop.
PRODUCTION the part of a car factory where the main metal parts of cars are built before the other parts are added: The body shop is critical to a car plant.
(Definition of body shop from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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