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empty nesternoun [C]

uk   us   informal
someone whose ​children have ​grown up and no ​longerlive at ​home
(Definition of empty nester from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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empty nesternoun [C, usually plural]

uk   us   (also nester)
a ​person whose adult children have ​lefthome: Cruise ​companies tend to ​cater to empty nesters who ​finally have both the ​time and the ​money to ​travel the ​world.
(Definition of empty nester from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “empty nester”
in Chinese (Simplified) 空巢老人(子女长大离家)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空巢老人(子女長大離家)…
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