Meaning of “body shop” in the English Dictionary

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"body shop" in British English

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body shopnoun [ C ]

/ˈbɒd.i ˌʃɒp/ /ˈbɑː.di ˌʃɑːp/

a business where the outside parts of vehicles are repaired:

The door panel was dented in the accident but I got it fixed at the body shop.

(Definition of “body shop” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"body shop" in Business English

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body shopnoun [ C ]

uk us

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)