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English definition of “white-collar”

white-collar

adjective [before noun]     /ˌwaɪtˈkɒlər/ ECONOMICS
relating to people who work in offices , doing work that needs mental rather than physical effort : The company plans to cut 1,450 white-collar jobs as part of a restructuring . white-collar professionals / staff / workers → Compare blue-collar
(Definition of white-collar adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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