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worker

noun
     
work‧er S3 W1 [countable]
1 someone who does a job, especially a particular type of job:
part-time, low-paid workers
workers in the tourist industry
factory/farm/office etc worker
new health and safety regulations for factory workers
skilled/unskilled worker (=someone who has or does not have special skills)
manual/blue-collar worker (=someone who does practical or physical work)
white-collar worker (=someone who works in an office)
guest worker, social worker
2 [usually plural] someone who works in an organization and who is not a manager:
conflicts between workers and management
attacks on workers' rights
3

good/hard/quick etc worker

someone who works very well or quickly
4

the workers

the members of the working class:
the workers' revolution

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