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child labor Syllabification: child la·bor
Pronunciation: /CHīld ˈlābər/

Definition of child labor in English:


The use of children in industry or business, especially when illegal or considered inhumane.
Example sentences
  • Even in its most inhumane form, child labour, he argues, is not the problem.
  • Cinema theatres will continue to screen slides against the illegal practice of child labour.
  • Although child labour is illegal in India, the laws are not enforced.
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