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"shiftwork" in British English

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shiftworknoun [U]

uk   /ˈʃɪft.wɜːk/  us   /-wɝːk/
a ​system in which different ​groups of ​workersworksomewhere at different ​times of the ​day and ​night: The ​factory is ​run on shiftwork. I ​hate shiftwork.
(Definition of shiftwork from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shiftwork" in Business English

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shiftworknoun [U]

(also shift work) uk   us   /ˈʃɪftwɜːk/ HR, WORKPLACE
a ​system in which ​groups of ​employeeswork for different ​agreedperiods during the day and night: Researchers ​claim that ​irregularschedules and shiftwork can ​damagehealth.
(Definition of shiftwork from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shiftwork”
in Chinese (Simplified) 轮班工作,倒班工作…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輪班工作,輪值…
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