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English definition of “white-collar”

white-collar

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌwaɪtˈkɒl.ər/ us    /-ˈkɑː.lɚ/
relating to people who work in offices, doing work that needs mental rather than physical effort: white-collar workers/unionsEmployment status and types of workSkilled, talented and able
(Definition of white-collar from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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