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  ( carers    plural  ) A carer is someone who is responsible for looking after another person, for example, a person who is disabled, ill, or very young.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
Women are more likely than men to be carers of elderly dependent relatives.     
in AM, use caregiver, caretaker     
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career, carver, care, carefree

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