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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Factory where workers do piecework for poor pay and are prevented from forming unions.

Usage examples (37)
  • After consulting Webster's Dictionary, I discovered that "sweatshop" is in fact part of standard English, and not slang.
  • To these people, unbelievable as it sounds to us spoiled Western civilization kids, the sweatshop is a positive force in their lives.
  • It sounds harsh, but the worst sweatshop is probably a lot better than what most Haitians have at present.
  • Tell me what you mean when you use the word sweatshop to apply to white collar workers in the United States? for more
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