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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a young foreigner who lives with a family in return for doing light housework

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural au pairs) Etymology: French, on even terms Date: 1960 a usually young foreign person who cares for children and does domestic work for a family in return for room and board and the opportunity to learn the family's language

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a young foreign person, esp. a woman, helping with housework etc. in exchange for room, board, and pocket money, esp. as a means of learning a language. Etymology: F

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(au pairs) An au pair is a young person from a foreign country who lives with a family in order to learn the language and who helps to look after the children. N-COUNT

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