work·​place | \ ˈwərk-ˌplās How to pronounce workplace (audio) \

Definition of workplace

: a place (such as a shop or factory) where work is done

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Examples of workplace in a Sentence

Foul language will not be tolerated in the workplace.
Recent Examples on the Web Georgia Wells, Yoree Koh and Salvador Rodriguez on TikTok’s relentless workplace culture. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2022 By blending the cultural work that teams do on retreats and in workshops with more functional work, our partners and clients are able to create a positive mix that supports and reinforces a more relational workplace culture. Andrew Morris-singer And Brian Souza, STAT, 9 May 2022 Those interviews revealed a toxic workplace culture and painted Spartz as a demanding boss with a penchant for hurling insults at her staffers. Claire Rafford, The Indianapolis Star, 6 May 2022 Creating a workplace culture of psychological safety should be modeled at the executive level. Mia Vasser, Fortune, 4 May 2022 The last few years have forced corporations to reevaluate their workplace culture and values. Jasmine Browley, Essence, 29 Apr. 2022 The company has used a variety of approaches to create a strong workplace culture. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 29 Apr. 2022 The shows vary in their approach and critique of workplace culture. Ray A. Smith, WSJ, 20 Apr. 2022 Hutchinson added that even if people do learn, there often isn’t much follow through to ensure that a workplace culture becomes more responsive to bad behavior. Washington Post, 19 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of workplace

1708, in the meaning defined above

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16 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Workplace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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