third culture kid

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third culture kid (plural third culture kids)

  1. (sociology) A young person who has lived for a significant period outside their birth (or passport) country due to parental work-related migration. "Third culture" refers to a distinct way of life different from those of the birth or host countries, that is common to fellow expats. Abbreviation: TCK. [from the mid-20th c.]

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