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English definition of “social worker”

social worker

noun [U] uk   us  
a person who works for the social services or for a private organization providing help and support for people who need itPeople who help or serve people professionallyHelpers and accomplices
social work
noun [U] uk   us  
Social services and sanitation
(Definition of social worker from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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