social worker Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"social worker" in British English

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social workernoun [U]

uk   us  
a ​person who ​works for the ​socialservices or for a ​privateorganizationprovidinghelp and ​support for ​people who need it
social work
noun [U] uk   us  
(Definition of social worker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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social workernoun [C]

 us   /ˈsoʊ·ʃəl ˌwɜr·kər/
a ​person who is ​trained to ​helppeople who are at a ​mental, ​physical, ​economic, or social ​disadvantage
(Definition of social worker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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