Casual

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Definition: Casual



What is the dictionary definition of Casual?

Dictionary Definition


adj. defining something that happens by chance, without being foreseen, or informally. This includes “casual” labor or employment, which is someone hired to do a task just because he/she was available at the moment. “Casual laborer” carries the implication that the laborer does not belong to a union and that the employer and the laborer will not pay appropriate taxes on the wages paid.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Casual are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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