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English definition of “night shift”

night shift

noun    
[C] a period in the night during which a particular group of people work: People who work (on) the night shift are paid more.Working hours and periods of workWork, working and the workplace [S, + sing/pl verb] the group of workers who work for a period during the nightWorkers in general
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