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Noun: caregiver  'kehr,gi-vur
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: carer)
  1. A person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
    - health professional, primary care provider, PCP, health care provider, carer [Brit]
  2. A person who is responsible for attending to the needs of a child or dependent adult
    - carer [Brit]

Derived forms: caregivers

Type of: adult, grownup, professional, professional person

Part of: health profession

Encyclopedia: Caregiver