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social work

Organized work intended to advance the social conditions of a community, and especially of the disadvantaged, by providing psychological counseling, guidance, and assistance, especially in the form of social services.

social worker n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: worker - someone employed to provide social services (especially to the disadvantaged)social worker - someone employed to provide social services (especially to the disadvantaged)
almoner, medical social worker - an official in a British hospital who looks after the social and material needs of the patients
public servant - someone who holds a government position (either by election or appointment)
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sociální pracovník
socijalni radnik
szociális munkás
사회 복지사
socialni delavec
người làm công tác xã hội

social worker

nassistente m/f sociale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

social worker

مُوَظَفُ خَدَمَاتٍ اجْتِمَاعِيّة sociální pracovník socialarbejder Sozialarbeiter κοινωνικός λειτουργός asistente social, trabajador social sosiaalityöntekijä assistant social socijalni radnik assistente sociale ソーシャルワーカー 사회 복지사 maatschappelijk werker sosialarbeider pracownik opieki społecznej assistente social социальный работник socialarbetare นักสังคมสงเคราะห์ sosyal hizmetler görevlisi người làm công tác xã hội 社会福利工作者
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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