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English definition of “child labour”

child labour

noun [U] UK ( US child labor)
 
 
WORKPLACE, LAW the use of children to do work that should be done by adults: The problem of child labour is still front and center in the globalized economy. They called for a boycott of the garments that had been produced by child labor.
(Definition of child labour from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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