Definition of child labor in English:

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child labor

Pronunciation: /CHīld ˈlābər/


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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Syllabification: child la·bor

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