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white-collar

adjective
     
Related topics: Employment, Sociology
white-collar
1BESS [only before noun] white-collar workers have jobs in offices, banks etc rather than jobs working in factories, building things etc [↪ blue-collar, pink-collar]:
white-collar jobs
2

white-collar crime

SCCB crimes involving white-collar workers, for example when someone secretly steals money from the organization they work for

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