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night shiftnoun

uk   /ˈnaɪt ˌʃɪft/ us   /ˈnaɪt ˌʃɪft/
(Definition of night shift from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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night shiftnoun

uk   us   WORKPLACE, HR
[C] a period in the night during which a particular group of employees work: 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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