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mileurista
 n.— «In Spain, a generation of young people is entering the workplace with few benefits or protections, often moving between temporary contracts so that employers can avoid the country’s onerous employment laws. The media have dubbed them “mileuristas”—loosely, those who scrape by on a thousand euros a month. In Greece, this same group has been dubbed “Generation 600″—referring to the country’s national minimum wage of €600 (about $776) a month.» —“In Greece, Protests Echo European Students’ Ire” by Philip Pangalos, David Gauthier-villars Wall Street Journal Dec. 11, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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