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child labor

the gainful employment of children below an age determined by law or custom.
Origin of child labor
First recorded in 1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Children may escape the call to school and child labor be unchecked.

    The Family and it's Members Anna Garlin Spencer
  • He was very influential in improving the conditions of child labor.

  • There are a number of reasons why child labor has been common.

    Society Henry Kalloch Rowe
  • The immigrants are more used to child labor in the old countries.

    A Stake in the Land Peter Alexander Speek
  • He might have said the same as to the desired prohibition of child labor.

    The Brothers' War John Calvin Reed

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