casualize

cas|u|a|lize [ `kæʒuə,laız ] verb transitive BRITISH
to employ workers only when they are needed instead of as permanent staff
╾ ca|su|a|li|za|tion [ ,kæʒuəlı`zeıʃn ] noun uncount

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • casualize — verb a) To become, or cause to become, casual; to become regarded casually We are concerned about the spread of casualized racism. b) To be converted from regular to casual labor Many of the workers have been casualized during the recent downturn …   Wiktionary

  • casualize — [[t]kæ̱ʒuəlaɪz[/t]] casualizes, casualizing, casualized VERB If a business casualizes its employees or casualizes their labour, it replaces employees with permanent contracts and full rights with employees with temporary contracts and few rights …   English dictionary

  • casualize — v. make more casual; switch to a temporary job …   English contemporary dictionary

  • casualize — casˈualize or casˈualise transitive verb 1. To render casual 2. To turn (regular workers) into casual workers • • • Main Entry: ↑casual …   Useful english dictionary

  • casualise — cas|u|a|lise [ kæʒuə,laız ] a British spelling of casualize …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • casualization — or casualisation noun the replacement of a permanently employed workforce by casual workers. Derivatives casualize verb …   English new terms dictionary

  • casualise — /ˈkæʒjuəlaɪz/ (say kazhyoohuhluyz) verb (t) (casualised, casualising) to structure (a workforce) so that there are greater numbers of casual staff and fewer permanent staff. Also, casualize. –casualisation, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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