Definition of key worker in English:

key worker

Line breaks: key work¦er

noun

  • An employee who provides a vital service, especially in the police, health, or education sectors.
    More example sentences
    • The government is keen to trumpet its array of complex housing schemes to help key workers.
    • More than 50 flats will be set aside for key workers.
    • The five-year scheme to build homes on land given up by the national park would accommodate key workers identified by Craven District Council.

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