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Meaning of “pink-collar” in the English Dictionary

"pink-collar" in British English

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uk   /ˌpɪŋkˈkɒl.ər/  us   /-ˈkɑː.lɚ/ mainly US
A pink-collar ​job is one that is ​traditionally done by a woman: Until ​recentlysecretarialwork and ​nursing were very much pink-collar ​professions.
(Definition of pink-collar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pink-collar" in Business English

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pink-collaradjective [before noun]

uk   us   US HR
relating to low-paying ​jobs that are traditionally done by women: pink-collar job/worker Having to ​balance a ​career and a family often ​leads women to choose pink-collar ​jobs.
(Definition of pink-collar from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pink-collar”
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示传统上妇女从事的工作)粉领的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示傳統上女性從事的工作)粉領的…
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