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care·giv·er  audio  (kârgvr) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. An individual, such as a physician, nurse, or social worker, who assists in the identification, prevention, or treatment of an illness or disability.
  2. An individual, such as a parent, foster parent, or head of a household, who attends to the needs of a child or dependent adult.


OTHER FORMS:
caregiving(Adjective)(Noun)


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