child-labor

child labor

noun
the gainful employment of children below an age determined by law or custom.

Origin:
1875–80

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To child-labor
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: child-hood
Next Definition: child-likeness
Words Near: child-labor
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for child-labor
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing child-labor
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;