- (before n) [worker/job] no manual; (clerical) de oficina, administrativo white-collar crime delito (m) de cuello blanco, delito (m) económicoMore example sentences
- 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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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.