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empty nesternoun [C]

uk   /ˈemp.ti ˌnes.tər/ us   /ˈemp.ti ˌnes.tɚ/ informal
someone whose children have grown up and no longer live 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 left home: 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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