Definition of worker
- a factory worker
The company is planning to hire 200 workers.
The average worker earned ,000 more this year.
If management doesn't make the changes, the workers will go on strike.
They are both hard workers.
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: a person who does a particular job to earn money
: a person who is actively involved in a particular activity
: a person whose job does not involve managing other people
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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