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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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returnerre‧turn‧er /rɪˈtɜːnə $ -ˈtɜːrnər/ noun [countable]  British EnglishBEC someone who goes back to work after a long time away, especially a woman who left work to look after her children
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returnerThe majority of our 21 students are adult returners.Ismail became progressively less dangerous as a kick returner, once his springboard to fame.He was the 1992 leader in Pro Bowl balloting at cornerback and kick returner.Mel Gray, even at age 35, is among the most dangerous kick returners in the league.I am old, and cheap to insure as a motorcyclist - the classic early male menopause returner.The team also wants to take a long look at rookie running back Leeland McElroy as a punt returner.The most obvious change in nursing practice apparent to returners is the active involvement of patients and clients in their own care.This is particularly good news for women returners.
From Longman Business Dictionaryreturnerre‧turn‧er /rɪˈtɜːnə-ˈtɜːrnər/ noun [countable] British English someone who comes back to work or education after being away for a long timea one-year certificate course for women returners
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