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blue-collar

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌbluːˈkɒl.ər/  us   /-ˈkɑː.lɚ/
Translations of “blue-collar”
in Chinese (Traditional) 藍領階級的,從事體力勞動的…
in Russian рабочий…
in Turkish işçi sınıfından olan, işçi sınıfına mensup…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蓝领阶级的,从事体力劳动的…
in Polish fizyczny…
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