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breadwinner

noun [C] uk   /ˈbredˌwɪn.ər/  us   //
the member of a family who earns the money that the family needs: Men are often expected to be the breadwinner in a family.
Translations of “breadwinner”
in Chinese (Traditional) 養家糊口的人…
in Russian кормилец…
in Turkish evin geçimini sağlayan kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 养家糊口的人…
in Polish żywiciel/ka (rodziny)…
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