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(in Britain and New Zealand) nAlso called (NZ): home aid
1. (Social Welfare) a person who is paid to do domestic chores for persons unable to look after themselves adequately
2. (Social Welfare) Also called: home care such a service provided by a local authority social services department to those whom it judges most need it
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|Noun||1.||home help - a person hired to help in another's home (especially one employed by a local authority to help the infirm with domestic work)|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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