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casualization

Line breaks: cas¦ual|iza¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌkaʒjʊəlʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n, -zj-/

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(also casualisation)

Definition of casualization in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The transformation of a workforce from one employed chiefly on permanent contracts to one engaged on a short-term temporary basis: casualization has left millions of workers in constant fear for their jobs the casualization of the television industry

Derivatives

casualize

1
(also casualise) verb

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