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Definition of social work noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

social work

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsəʊʃl wɜːk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsoʊʃl wɜːrk//
 
[uncountable]
 
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paid work that involves giving help and advice to people living in the community who have financial or family problems
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: social work