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English definition of “sweated labour”

sweated labour

noun [U]
 
 
UK disapproving (US sweat labor) WORKPLACE, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
people who work for long hours and very low pay in an unhealthy situation: An increasing number of consumers today want to know that the products they buy were not produced by developing-world sweated labour.
(Definition of sweated labour from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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