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Care killed the cat proverbial expression, late 16th century, which may be compared with curiosity killed the cat; the meaning of care has shifted somewhat from ‘worry, grief’ to ‘care,...

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care

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 59 words.

not care a hoot: see hoot.

not care two straws care little or not at all.

take care said

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care

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Care killed the cat proverbial expression, late 16th century, which may be compared with curiosity killed the cat; the meaning of care has shifted somewhat from ‘worry, grief’ to ‘care,...

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Carers

Jonathan Herring.

in Older People in Law and Society

March 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 19404 words.

Older people can be involved in care work, either as the givers of care, or as the recipients of it. This chapter looks at the rights and responsibilities of those carers. It demonstrates...

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Care

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine; Nursing Skills. 11150 words.

‘Care’ and ‘treatment’ in dementia - Activities of daily living - Problem behaviours - Risk - Summary

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caring

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 193 words.

• handspring • hamstring • herring • headspring • wellspring • airing, ballbearing, bearing, Behring, Bering, caring, daring, fairing,

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caring

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 190 words.

• handspring • hamstring • herring • headspring • wellspring • airing, ballbearing, bearing, Behring, Bering, caring, daring, fairing,

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carer

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

A carer is defined in UK law (Work and Families Act 2006) as an employee who is or expects to be caring for an adult to whom they are married or are the partner or civil partner of; is a...

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carer

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

P ublished online June 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 73 words.

A carer is defined in UK law (Work and Families Act 2006) as an employee who is or expects to

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carer

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 72 words.

A carer is defined in UK law (Work and Families Act 2006) as an employee who is or expects to

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care

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 24 words.

The health and social services provided to individuals and populations. In public health, “care” means services to preserve, protect, and

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care

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 24 words.

The health and social services provided to individuals and populations. In public health, “care” means services to preserve, protect, and

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Care

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 21 words.

A noun used colloquially in Dublin to mean children or family in remarks directed to a parent: ‘How's the care?’

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care

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 92 words.

The modern colloquial expression I couldn’t care less dates from the 1940s (OED: the first example is of

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carer

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 123 words.

airer, bearer, carer, Clara, darer, declarer, Demerara, Éire, habanera, Halmahera, parer, Perak, primavera, repairer, Rivera, Riviera, Sarah, scarer,

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carer

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 123 words.

airer, bearer, carer, Clara, darer, declarer, Demerara, Éire, habanera, Halmahera, parer, Perak, primavera, repairer, Rivera, Riviera, Sarah, scarer,

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care

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The health and social services provided to individuals and populations. In public health, “care” means services to preserve, protect, and restore good health.

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care

Noel Castree, Rob Kitchin and Alisdair Rogers.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 261 words.

The act of looking after dependents such as children or people with health conditions to ensure their well-being. Care can

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care

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 92 words.

The modern colloquial expression I couldn't care less dates from the 1940s (OED: the first example is of

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care

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 90 words.

care killed the cat proverbial expression, late 16th century, which may be compared with curiosity killed the cat; the meaning of ...

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Caring

James Kelly.

in Where Night Is Day

February 2013; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 6093 words.

In this chapter, the author talks about the kind of caring provided by nurses to patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). He begins by discussing how nursing as a profession has tried to...

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