Translation of white-collar in Spanish:

white-collar

Pronunciation: /ˈwaɪtˌkɑːlər; ˈwaɪtˌkɒlə(r)/

adj

  • (before n) [worker/job] no manual; (clerical) de oficina, administrativo white-collar crime delito (m) de cuello blanco, delito (m) económico
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    • The white-collar salaried professions, such as public administration and banking, did however, provide the potential for mobility.
    • About 50 million Americans work in these white-collar office jobs.
    • Changes in employment that have downgraded the status and pay of many of the old white-collar professions have rendered this term almost meaningless.

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