Slave-labour

Slave-labour
work considered as very badly paid

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • slave labour — BrE,, slave labor AmE noun (U) 1 informal work for which you are paid an unreasonably small amount of money: 2 an hour! That s slave labour! 2 work done by slaves or the people who do this work: The Pyramids were largely built by slave labour …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • slave labour — /sleɪv ˈleɪbə/ (say slayv laybuh) noun 1. work performed by slaves. 2. persons working under duress considered collectively, as prisoners in concentration camps or labour camps. 3. Colloquial work considered as very badly paid. Also, slave labor …  

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  • slave-labour — Australian Slang work considered as very badly paid …   English dialects glossary

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