1. A room, area, or small establishment where manual or light industrial work is done.
2. An educational seminar or series of meetings emphasizing interaction and exchange of information among a usually small number of participants: a creative writing workshop.
tr.v. work·shopped, work·shop·ping, work·shops
To create or revise (a drama or literary work) based on suggestions or criticism from a group of collaborators.
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