clerical worker

/'klerɪk(ə)l ˌwɜ:kə/ noun
a person who works in an office

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • worker */*/*/ — UK [ˈwɜː(r)kə(r)] / US [ˈwɜrkər] noun [countable] Word forms worker : singular worker plural workers 1) a) someone below the level of a manager who works in a particular company or industry About 1,000 workers at the factory lost their jobs.… …   English dictionary

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  • worker — work|er [ wɜrkər ] noun count *** 1. ) someone below the level of a manager who works in a particular company or industry: About 1,000 workers at the factory lost their jobs. agricultural/clerical/industrial workers: Less than 40% of agricultural …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • White-collar worker — The term white collar worker refers to a salaried professional who performs semi professional office, administrative, and sales coordination tasks, as opposed to a blue collar worker, whose job requires manual labor. White collar work is an… …   Wikipedia

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