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English definition of “the shop floor”

the shop floor

noun [S] uk   us  
the ordinary workers in a factory, or the place where they workWorkers in general on the shop floor among the ordinary workers at a factory: There is concern on the shop floor over job security.FactoriesEmployment status and types of work
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