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English definition of “job shop”

job shop

noun [C]    
PRODUCTION a small business that makes a single product or a small number of a product for one customer at a time: People who work in job shops are generally multi-skilled because the work requires it.
UK HR an organization that helps people to find a job: The university job shop can help you find part-time work to fit around your studies.
(Definition of job shop noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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