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White : adjective & noun : the colour of snow

White Sale = sale of sheets or towels, etc.

White-Collar Union : noun : trade union formed of white-collar workers

White-Collar Worker : noun : worker in an office, not in a factory

White Goods : plural noun :

(a) machines (such as refrigerators, washing machines) which are used in the kitchen

(b) sheets or towels, etc.

White Knight : noun : person or company which rescues a firm in financial difficulties, especially which saves a firm from being taken over by an unacceptable purchaser

White Paper : noun : (GB) report from the government on a particular problem

QUOTE : The share of white-collar occupations in total employment rose from 44 per cent to 49 per cent. (Sydney Morning Herald)

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