night shift Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"night shift" in British English

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night shiftnoun

uk   us  
[C] a ​period in the ​night during which a ​particulargroup of ​peoplework: People who ​work (on) the ​nightshift are ​paid more. [S, + sing/pl verb] the ​group of ​workers who ​work for a ​period during the ​night
(Definition of night shift from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"night shift" in Business English

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night shiftnoun

uk   us   WORKPLACE, HR
[C] a ​period in the night during which a particular ​group of ​employeeswork: 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.
(Definition of night shift from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “night shift”
in Chinese (Simplified) 夜班, (总称)夜班工人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 夜班, (總稱)夜班工人…
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