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English definition of “occupational segregation”

occupational segregation

noun [U]
 
 
HR, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
the fact that some jobs are more typically done by men or women, by people of particular races, religions, etc.: The pilot study looked at occupational segregation and career differentiation of men and women. → Compare horizontal segregation, vertical segregation
(Definition of occupational segregation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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