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day jobnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdeɪ ˌdʒɒb/ us   /ˈdeɪ ˌdʒɑːb/
a job that you do to earn money so that you can do something else that you prefer but that does not pay you much money: Many actors have day jobs too.
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