sick building syndrome Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sick building syndrome" in British English

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sick building syndromenoun [U]

uk   us  
an ​illness that ​people who ​work in ​certainbuildings can get, ​caused by ​poorairquality inside the ​building: Air ​conditioning can ​contribute to ​sickbuildingsyndrome.
(Definition of sick building syndrome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sick building syndrome" in Business English

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sick building syndromenoun [S]

uk   us   (abbreviation SBS) WORKPLACE
an illness that ​people who ​work in ​officebuildings can get, caused by ​poorairquality inside the ​building: Parental ​leave, ​workingtime, ​sickbuilding syndrome: these all affect ​health and the ​ability to ​work safely.
(Definition of sick building syndrome from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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