Definition of blue-collar in English:


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chiefly North American
  • Relating to manual work or workers, particularly in industry: a blue-collar neighbourhood
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    • There have also been large numbers of blue-collar workers in service and garment industries.
    • There were blue-collar workers concerned about losing their jobs to immigrants and rioters.
    • Give the country boy, blue-collar worker, farmer in Tennessee a voice he can relate to.

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