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English definition of “shiftwork”

shiftwork

noun [U]     /ˈʃɪft.wɜːk/ US  /-wɝːk/
a system in which different groups of workers work somewhere at different times of the day and night: The factory is run on shiftwork. I hate shiftwork.Employment status and types of workWorking hours and periods of workWork, working and the workplace
(Definition of shiftwork noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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