Definition of 'white-collar'
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There is no qualitative difference between white-collar crime and any other sort of crime. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The tide may have gone out elsewhere but white-collar crime is on a roll. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet the blow to white-collar workers remained substantially less significant than this time around. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many of those who have since lost their jobs are white-collar workers who have seen their lifestyles ruined. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Throughout the twentieth century all major industrial societies have undergone major technological changes that have greatly expanded the number of white-collar jobs available. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)It used to be that only a small proportion of the population had white-collar Jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Isn't it about time a government made the theft of intellectual property a white-collar crime? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He will work across the fields of white-collar crime, serious organised crime and regulatory cases. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are becoming a burning issue for white-collar workers, too. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But white-collar workers shared styles of dress and values with middle-class people. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)The US is pursuing white-collar crime with zeal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)FORGET legal aid: criminal silks are rushing to focus on white-collar crime and fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'white-collar'
British English: white-collar ADJECTIVE
White-collar workers work in offices rather than doing physical work such as making things in factories or building things.
White-collar workers now work longer hours.
Definition of white-collar from the Collins English Dictionary
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