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night shift

noun
 
 
WORKPLACE, HR
[C] a period in the night during which a particular group of employees work: on the night shift They do not have the resources to put more than two officers on the night shift. I've been asked to work the night shift next week.
[S] the group of employees who work for a period during the night: I knew we had problems with the night shift.
Translations of “night shift”
in Chinese (Traditional) 夜班, (總稱)夜班工人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 夜班, (总称)夜班工人…
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