worker

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈw3ːrr/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈwɝkɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wûrkər)

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worker

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [financial, government, agricultural, newspaper] worker
  2. a worker for the [newspaper]
  3. [a full-time, a part time, an apprentice, a substitute] worker
  4. a [social, volunteer, support, research] worker
  5. a [hard, lazy, skilled, conscientious, loyal] worker
  6. [steel, factory, mine, sex] workers
  7. the company is [taking on, recruiting, hiring] new workers
  8. is hiring [10, several, many] new workers
  9. has [laid off, fired, sacked] 10 (of their) workers
  10. a worker was [injured, hurt, assaulted, insulted]
  11. [benefits, perks, shares, advantages] for (the) workers
  12. a [protest, petition, strike] by (the) workers
  13. the [need, urgency, call] for [skilled] workers
  14. [health, migrant] care workers
n as adj
  1. a [threat, hazard, danger] to workers' [health]
  2. workers' [rights, salaries, skills, safety]
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