guest worker

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noun

a foreign worker permitted to work in a country, especially in Western Europe, on a temporary basis.

Nearby words

  1. guest house,
  2. guest of honor,
  3. guest room,
  4. guest rope,
  5. guest star,
  6. guest-rope,
  7. guest-shot,
  8. guestbook,
  9. guesthouse,
  10. guestimate

Origin of guest worker

1965–70; translation of German Gastarbeiter

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