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English definition of “knowledge worker”

knowledge worker

noun [C]     (also information worker)
WORKPLACE an employee whose job involves developing and using knowledge rather than producing goods or services : Advanced economies are service-based, with labor markets split between highly skilled knowledge workers and low-skilled service workers .
(Definition of knowledge worker noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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