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English definition of “steward”

steward

noun [C]    /ˈstu·ərd/
a person who is responsible for an event or for the management of a place : a race steward He has been a careful steward of our parks . A steward is also a person who is responsible for food or drink at a restaurant . A steward ( (female stewardess)) on an aircraft , ship , or train is someone who helps and serves passengers .
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