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1. A place, such as an office or factory, where people are employed.
2. The work setting in general: "one of the last male bastions of the American workplace" (Wall Street Journal).
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a place, such as a factory or office, where people work
the place where one is employed or customarily does one's work; one's office, laboratory, etc.
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|Noun||1.||workplace - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"|
bakehouse, bakery, bakeshop - a workplace where baked goods (breads and cakes and pastries) are produced or sold
beehive - any workplace where people are very busy
central, telephone exchange, exchange - a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
colliery, pit - a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
creamery - a workplace where dairy products (butter and cheese etc.) are produced or sold
drill site - workplace that is the site of a drill hole
exchange - a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
farm - workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit; "it takes several people to work the farm"
fish farm - a workplace (usually a pond) where fish are raised for food
gasworks - the workplace where coal gas is manufactured
glassworks - a workplace where glass is made
ironworks - the workplace where iron is smelted or where iron goods are made
job - a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";
lab, laboratory, research lab, research laboratory, science lab, science laboratory - a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
laundry - workplace where clothes are washed and ironed
location - a workplace away from a studio at which some or all of a movie may be made; "they shot the film on location in Nevada"
locker room - a room (as at an athletic facility or workplace) where you can change clothes and which contains lockers for the temporary storage of your clothing and personal possessions
lumberyard - a workplace where lumber is stocked for sale
proving ground - a workplace for testing new equipment or ideas
roundhouse - workplace consisting of a circular building for repairing locomotives
shipyard - a workplace where ships are built or repaired
shop floor - workplace consisting of the part of a factory housing the machines; "the productive work is done on the shop floor"
studio - workplace for the teaching or practice of an art; "she ran a dance studio"; "the music department provided studios for their students"; "you don't need a studio to make a passport photograph"
studio - workplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded
tannery - workplace where skins and hides are tanned
test bed - a place equipped with instruments for testing (e.g. engines or machinery or computer programs etc.) under working conditions
waterworks - workplace where water is stored and purified and distributed for a community
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