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caretaker

noun [C] uk   /ˈkeəˌteɪ.kər/ us    /ˈkerˌteɪ.kɚ/

caretaker noun [C] (IN A BUILDING)

UK (US or Scottish English janitor, US also custodian) a person employed to take care of a large building, such as a school, and who deals with the cleaning, repairs, etc.Protection and protectorsEnvironmental issues

caretaker noun [C] (GIVES CARE)

US for carerPeople who help or serve people professionallyHelpers and accomplices
caretaking
noun [U] uk   /-kɪŋ/ us  
caretaking staff/dutiesProtection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
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