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Meaning of “shift” - Learner’s Dictionary

shift

noun [C]     /ʃɪft/
CHANGE
a change in something: There has been a dramatic shift in public opinion on this matter.Change and changes
WORK
B2 a period of work in a place such as a factory or hospital: afternoon/night shift He works an eight-hour shift.Working hours and periods of workWork, working and the workplace
COMPUTER ( also shift key)
the key on a computer keyboard which allows you to create a capital letter (= a large letter of the alphabet used at the beginning of sentences and names)
Computer hardware
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