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back shiftnoun [C]

uk   us   UK US swing shift
WORKPLACE, HR a period of work that begins in the afternoon and usually ends before 12 o'clock at night, or the people who work at this time: After that, they worked five weeks on the back shift. The back shift usually went down the mine at about 3 o'clock.
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