janitor Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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janitornoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒæn·ɪ·t̬ər/
a person whose job is to clean and take care of a building
Translations of “janitor”
in Arabic فَرّاش…
in Korean 관리인…
in Malaysian penjaga…
in French concierge…
in Turkish apatman görevlisi, kapıcı…
in Italian custode…
in Chinese (Traditional) 管理員,看護人…
in Russian сторож, вахтер…
in Polish woźn-y/a, dozor-ca/czyni, stróż…
in Vietnamese người trông nhà…
in Spanish conserje, portero, portera…
in Portuguese zelador, -ora…
in Thai ภารโรง…
in German der/die Pförtner(in)…
in Catalan encarregat, -ada de manteniment…
in Japanese 管理人…
in Indonesian penjaga pintu atau gedung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管理员,看护人…
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