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steward

noun [C]  /ˈstu·ərd/ us  
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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