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caretaker

noun [C]  /ˈkeərˌteɪ·kər/ us  
a person employed to take care of a large building or property, doing cleaning, repairs, gardening, or other jobs: The building’s caretaker reported the fire. A caretaker government is one that is in power for a short period of time until a new one is chosen. A caretaker is also a caregiver.
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