white-collar

ADJECTIVE
  1. of or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers
    the coal miner's son aspired to a white-collar occupation as a bookkeeper
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How To Use white-collar In A Sentence

  • The unsuspended prison sentence is rare for white-collar crimes of this nature. Times, Sunday Times
  • A final problem with applying traditional measurement techniques to white-collar professional groups was that traditional measurement focused primarily on efficiency.
  • In the past five years, the leaders of several other well-known South Korean businesses, including Samsung Electronics Co. and Hyundai Motor Co., have been found guilty of white-collar crimes, penalized financially but not with prison time, and ultimately pardoned. SK Group Probe Is Familiar Ground in Korea
  • Isn't it about time a government made the theft of intellectual property a white-collar crime? Times, Sunday Times
  • About 50 million Americans work in these white-collar office jobs.
  • Corporate crime?committed by businesses?should not be confused with white-collar crime, which refers to the occupation of the perpetrator and may be directed against a business.
  • White-collar crime appeared to be a normal and accepted part of business practice, being both very costly and highly organised.
  • There is white-collar crime including embezzlement, tax evasion, and bribes to officials.
  • The high incidence of white-collar crime poses a serious threat to entrepreneurship and the future of legitimate business activities in Eastern Europe.
  • And this white-collar based strategy based on the "ideopolis" of northern Virginia, Raleigh-Durham, central Florida, Atlanta, and potentially Dallas-Ft. The Moderate Voice
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