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sweatshopnoun [C]

 us   /ˈswetˌʃɑp/
a small factory where workers are paid very little and work many hours under bad conditions
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sweatshopnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈswetʃɒp/ disapproving WORKPLACE, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
a place where people work for long hours and very low pay in an unhealthy situation: sweatshop conditions/products/workers The report claims many toy companies only worry about sweatshop conditions during periods of bad publicity.
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