au pair

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n au pair a young foreigner who lives with a family in return for doing light housework
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Usage

In literature:

Au fait, if Mr. George had been in the army, that, you see, would have been another pair of boots.
"The Virginians" by William Makepeace Thackeray
La valeur au pair est de francs vingt-deux.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
Au pair girls received a new lease on life.
"Coming to Grips with White Knuckles" by Paul Cameron Brown
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In news:

Roof deck, au-pair suite blocks from Capitol.
Cotre Madera au pair earns spot in Kona Ironman.
Find perfect au pair .
Tami Montroy, left, said her daughter Maddie's au pair , Judi Gonzalez, right, gives Montroy's family losts of "flexibility" at work and at home.
Families needing child care are invited to an open house to learn more about having an au pair live with the family.
Leslie Marks is the coordinator for Au Pair Care which has placed Au pair s with families in Nevada County.
" Au Pair , Kansas": KU grad's debut film, which stars Traci Lords, premieres at Kansas City FilmFest.
British au pair guilty of 2nd-degree murder.
British au pair Louise Woodward was found guilty Thursday of second-degree murder for the death of an 8-month-old boy left in her care.
Four-year-old Paul Kerdel speaks English with his father and French with his mother and au pair.
If Sonnenfeld had read the tabloids, followed the Boston au pair trial, or seen a few episodes of The X-Files, he'd have known that eavesdropping technology is becoming ubiquitous.
With a flourish and a grand gesture of au revoir, the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra finished its 2011-12 Masterworks season last weekend with its usual pair of concerts: "A Touch of France," covering four works by French composers.
Cultural Care Au Pair, a childcare program based in Cambridge, MA, one that places au pairs across the country, recently held a bowling party, as Long Island families gave their charges a day off.
Au Pair USA matches qualified live-in au pairs with host families in the Chicago area.
For over 23 years, Cultural Care Au Pair 's childcare program has offered families flexible, live-in childcare with a unique international perspective.
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In science:

RP )(cid:105) for opposite sign and same sign pairs) vs. the measured v2 in Au + Au and U + U collisions.
Highlights from STAR
STAR preliminary data85 for the Coincident Probability between pairs of hadrons as a function of the relative azimuthal angle in d+Au collisions at RHIC.
The initial state of heavy-ion collisions
Experimental Results Ravinovich presented a detailed analysis of low-mass electron pairs measured by CERES in Pb-Au collisions at 160 A GeV .
Highlights on Dilepton and Photon Observables
Similarly, for dielectron pairs in S+Au an excess has been observed by the CERES collaboration [397] in the low–mass region 0.2 < M < 1.5 GeV/c2 , again relative to pp and pA collisions (c.f. figure 21).
Signatures of Quark-Gluon-Plasma formation in high energy heavy-ion collisions: A critical review
On the experimental side the main problems lie with the low signal to background ratio of 1/10 and limited statistics (< 1000 lepton pairs in Pb+Au).
Signatures of Quark-Gluon-Plasma formation in high energy heavy-ion collisions: A critical review
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