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English definition of “gangmaster”

gangmaster

noun [C]   /ˈɡæŋˌmɑː.stər/ US  /-ˌmæs.tɚ/ UK
someone who employs a large number of workers, often illegally and for very little money: The Home Secretary has promised that the gangmasters responsible for immigration crime would be ruthlessly targeted.Bosses, managers and directorsPeople in charge of or controlling other people
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