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People who work in a factory - synonyms or related words

forewoman

noun

a female worker who leads a team of workers, usually in a factory

man

noun

a man of low status who works in a factory, on a farm, or in industry

operative

noun

someone who does a particular kind of work, especially in a factory

packer

noun

someone who works at a factory preparing and wrapping food so that it can be sold

paymaster

noun

someone whose job is to give people their salary in the army or a factory

the shop floor

noun

the workers in a factory, not the managers

on the factory floor

among the workers in a factory, rather than its managers

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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