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hot-desking

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Definition of hot-desking in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The practice in an office of allocating desks to workers when they are required or on a rota system, rather than giving each worker their own desk.
Example sentences
  • But this tradition is breaking down, due to practices such as hot-desking, business travel and tele-commuting.
  • The modern preference for hot-desking in open-plan offices also gets a cool reception from workers.
  • We keep a number of desks free for hot-desking, so I use one of those.

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