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caseworker

[keys-wur-ker] /ˈkeɪsˌwɜr kər/
noun
1.
a person who does casework.
2.
an investigator, especially of a social agency, who aids disadvantaged individuals or families chiefly by analysis of their problems and through personal counseling.
Also, case-worker, case worker.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; case1 + worker
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  • If a resident does not have a job, a caseworker tries to help him get one.
  • One caseworker says you can't stop cheating until you give people decent grants.

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