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English definition of “white-collar”

white-collar

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