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English definition of “house-sit”

house-sit

verb [I] uk   /ˈhaʊs.sɪt/ us  
to stay in someone's house while they are away in order to keep it safeLiving or sleeping somewhere
house-sitter
noun [C] uk   /ˈhaʊsˌsɪt.ər/ us    /-ˌsɪt̬.ɚ/
Living or sleeping somewhere
house-sitting
noun [U] uk   /ˈhaʊsˌsɪt.ɪŋ/ us    /-ˌsɪt̬-/
Living or sleeping somewhere
(Definition of house-sit from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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