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non-manual Line breaks: non-manual

Definition of non-manual in English:


Not using or working with the hands: office or non-manual work non-manual labourers
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  • Another 24% came from homes with at least one parent in professional or managerial occupations and 15% had a parent in routine non-manual jobs, such as office work.
  • "The difficulties of a 40-year-old man, used to manual work, obtaining employment in West Wales in non-manual work should not be underestimated."
  • More white children had parents with non-manual occupations.

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