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English noun: caregiver

1. caregiver (person) a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability

Synonymshealth care provider, health professional, PCP, primary care provider

Broader (hypernym)professional, professional person

Narrower (hyponym)apothecary, bonesetter, chemist, druggist, electrologist, medical assistant, medical man, medical practitioner, nurse, pharmacist, pill pusher, pill roller

Member meronymhealth profession

2. caregiver (person) a person who is responsible for attending to the needs of a child or dependent adult

Broader (hypernym)adult, grownup

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