menial Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"menial" in British English

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menialadjective

uk   us   /ˈmiː.ni.əl/ disapproving
Menial ​work is ​boring, makes you ​feeltired, and is given a ​lowsocialvalue: It's ​fairly menial work, such as ​washingdishes and ​cleaningfloors. a menialjob/​task
(Definition of menial from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"menial" in American English

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menialadjective

 us   /ˈmi·ni·əl/
(of ​work) ​needing little ​skill or ​education: a menial ​job
(Definition of menial from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"menial" in Business English

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menialadjective

uk   us   /ˈmiːniəl/
used to describe ​work that does not need any ​skills and is badly ​paid and often boring: menial jobs/tasks/work The ​economicclimate has seen overqualified ​candidatesapplying for a ​succession of menial ​jobs.
(Definition of menial from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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