sweatshop

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noun sweat·shop \-ˌshäp\

Definition of sweatshop

  1. :  a shop or factory in which employees work for long hours at low wages and under unhealthy conditions

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First Known Use of sweatshop

1884


SWEATSHOP Defined for English Language Learners

sweatshop

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Definition of sweatshop for English Language Learners

  • : a place where people work long hours for low pay in poor conditions


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