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English definition of “green-collar”


adjective [before noun] (also green collar)     ENVIRONMENT
used to describe a job that is related to the protection of the natural environment : The state must invest in retraining blue-collar workers for green-collar jobs . → Compare blue-collar, white-collar
(Definition of green-collar adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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