Definition of sweated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈswɛtɪd/


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.
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