(noun) An individual with temporary permission to live and work in another country.
Example: Domestic helpers such as house keepers and au pairs or migrant farm workers.
Audio Pronunciation: (guest work·er)
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- Plural: guest workers
- The term guest worker is typically applied to people who have a temporary visa granted by a legal authority, not someone who is in a country illegally.
- A type of individual.
- Also called migrant worker.
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