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English definition of “caretaker”

caretaker

noun [C] (IN A BUILDING)    /ˈkeəˌteɪ.kər/ US  /ˈkerˌteɪ.kɚ/ 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
(Definition of caretaker noun (IN A BUILDING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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