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body shop

Syllabification: bod·y shop

Definition of body shop in English:

noun

chiefly North American
A garage where repairs to the bodies of vehicles are carried out.
Example sentences
  • North American vehicle manufacturers have been pursuing and promoting the ability to produce a variable mix of models with the same body shop and assembly line, for example switching between a sedan and an SUV on the fly.
  • The new paint shop was built in 1997 as part of an initial investment of $395 million, which also included refurbishing the body shop and final assembly areas.
  • A specialized Nissan dealer would be ideal but, if there isn't one in your area, any garage or body shop should be able to place a special order for the Nissan parts that are needed.

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