Meaning of “child labour” in the English Dictionary


"child labour" in Business English

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child labournoun [ U ]

UK US child labor uk us

WORKPLACE, LAW the use of children to do work that should be done by adults:

The problem of child labour is still front and center in the globalized economy.
They called for a boycott of the garments that had been produced by child labor.

(Definition of “child labour” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)