Definition of 'au pair'
Example sentences containing 'au pair'
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She thought he must be our amazing new Italian au pair. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her parents met in a pub in Croydon, where her mother was working as an au pair. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You should have seen mine when I worked as an au pair in Switzerland. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Translations for 'au pair'
British English: au pair /əʊ ˈpɛə/ NOUN
An au pair is a young person who lives with a family in a foreign country in order to learn their language and help around the house.
- American English: au pair
- Arabic: أَجْنَبي يُقيمُ بِخِدْمَة مَنْزِلِيَّة مُقابِل الَأكْل والـمَبِيت
- Brazilian Portuguese: au pair
- Chinese: “互裨”姑娘
- Croatian: au pair djevojka
- Czech: au pair
- Danish: au pair
- Dutch: au pair
- European Spanish: au pair
- Finnish: au pair
- French: au pair
- German: Aupair
- Greek: μπέιμπι-σίτερ
- Italian: alla pari
- Japanese: オーペア
- Korean: 오페어
- Norwegian: au pair
- Polish: opiekunka do dzieci
- European Portuguese: au pair
- Romanian: au pair
- Russian: иностранка-помощница для изучения языка живет в семье и работает по дому
- Spanish: au pair
- Swedish: au pair
- Thai: คนเลี้ยงดูเด็ก
- Turkish: au-pair
- Ukrainian: помічниця по господарству
- Vietnamese: người giúp việc để học thêm ngoại ngữ
Definition of au pair from the Collins English Dictionary
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