Definition of sweated in English:
Relating to or denoting manual workers employed at very low wages for long hours and under poor conditions: the use of sweated labour by unscrupulous employers
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- He introduced legislation to improve wages in sweated industries.
- ‘Too many of these vessels employ unskilled, sweated labour, holding fraudulent certification,’ said Dave Perry.
- It is an attempt to preserve fairly-paid jobs in Europe, and to prevent chain stores reducing prices by buying from countries that accept sweatshops and sweated labour.
Definition of sweated in:
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