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workplace

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noun
  1. a person's place of employment.
  2. any or all places where people are employed: a bill to set safety standards for the workplace.
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Origin of workplace

First recorded in 1820–30; work + place
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workplace

noun
  1. a place, such as a factory or office, where people work
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Word Origin and History for workplace

n.

1828, from work (n.) + place (n.).

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