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noun [countable] business British     zero-hours contract pronunciation in American English
/ˌzɪroʊ aʊrz ˈkɑntrækt/
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singularzero-hours contract
pluralzero-hours contracts

or zero-hour contract 

  1. an employment agreement in which a person only works when the employer needs them and so has no regular or guaranteed amount of work or working hours

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