Definition of 'breadwinner'
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Sheila is the breadwinner in the family, and deems Denise's education to be of more importance than the Decadents ' career. MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003)He was the main breadwinner, after all, the man with the important international career. YELLOW BIRD (2003)She was older than he was by seven years and the family breadwinner, but never mind. NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES (2003)
Marta's mother became the breadwinner then, tugging the ten-year-old to the roadside. ROUGH JUSTICE (2003)
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Translations for 'breadwinner'
British English: breadwinner NOUN
The breadwinner in a family is the person in it who earns the money that the family needs for essential things.
I've always paid the bills and been the breadwinner.
- American English: breadwinner
- Brazilian Portuguese: esteio
- Chinese: 养家糊口的人
- European Spanish: sostén de la familia
- French: soutien de famille
- German: Ernährer
- Italian: chi guadagna il pane per tutta la famiglia
- Japanese: 一家の稼ぎ手
- Korean: 한 집안의 생계를 책임진 사람
- European Portuguese: ganha-pão
- Spanish: sostén de la familia
Definition of breadwinner from the Collins English Dictionary
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