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librarian

noun [C]  /lɑɪˈbreər·i·ən/ us  
a person who works in a library, esp. someone with special training for this type of work
Translations of “librarian”
in Korean 사서…
in Arabic أمين مَكتَبة…
in Portuguese bibliotecário, -a…
in Catalan bibliotecari, -ària…
in Japanese 図書館員…
in Italian bibliotecario, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圖書管理員,圖書館館員…
in Russian библиотекарь…
in Turkish kütüphaneci…
in Chinese (Simplified) 图书管理员,图书馆馆员…
in Polish biblioteka-rz/rka…
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