Definition of work camp in English:

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work camp

Pronunciation: /ˈwərk ˌkamp/

noun

1A camp at which community work is done, especially by young volunteers.
Example sentences
  • My stay there consisted of hanging out with the locals, volunteering in a turtle work camp, napping on a hammock and having a load of super curious, friendly and sweaty kids hanging on my limbs.
  • The volunteers are working on a 1.8 kilometre part of the route at a work camp near Cricklade, which is organised by sustainable transport charity Sustrans.
  • The two-week work camp also involved learning practical living skills and habits like bodily hygiene and social rules, Tolchard said.
1.1 another term for labor camp.
Example sentences
  • Based on that sign, I'd say this was a prison work camp.
  • Lewis was sentenced on December 1 to three years in a federal prison work camp on six counts of money-laundering charges.
  • He's serving a 6-year sentence at a federal work camp in Yankton, S.D.

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