carersN-COUNTA carer is someone who is responsible for looking after another person, for example, a person who is disabled, ill, or very young. [BRIT]
We are looking for foster carers who can care for a child for a few days...(in AM, use , caretaker)
Women are more likely than men to be carers of elderly dependent relatives.
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