Definition of blue-collar in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbluːˈkɒlə/


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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