from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A foreigner who is permitted to work in a country on a temporary basis, as for farm labor.
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- n. A person with temporary permission to work in another country.
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- n. a person with temporary permission to work in another country
Still, the guest worker provision of the bill troubled me; it was essentially a sop to big business, a means for them to employ immigrants without granting them citizenship rights-indeed, a means for business to gain the benefits of outsourcing without having to locate their operations overseas.