Meaning of “white-collar crime” in the English Dictionary

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"white-collar crime" in Business English

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white-collar crimenoun [ C or U ]

uk us LAW, WORKPLACE

crime in which an office worker or someone in business illegally takes money from their employer or the people they deal with in their business:

(Definition of “white-collar crime” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)