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English definition of “babysitter”

babysitter

noun [C]     /ˈbeɪ.biˌsɪt.ər/ US  /-ˌsɪt̬.ɚ/ (US also sitter)
B1 someone who takes care of your baby or child while you are out, usually by coming to your home, especially someone you pay to do this: I promised the babysitter that we'd be home by midnight.Parenting and caring for children
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