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freeter
 n.— «Some young people choose to live on a series of part-time jobs rather than look for a permanent one. In the local vernacular, they’re called “freeters,” a combination of “free” and “arbeiter,” which is German for “worker.”» —“They pay you to do what?” JoonAng Daily (Seoul, South Korea) June 4, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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