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English definition of “keeper”

keeper

noun [C]     /ˈkiː.pər/ US  /-pɚ/
B1 a person who takes care of animals or is in charge of valuable objects, a building, etc.: a zoo keeper a lighthouse-keeperProtection and protectorsEnvironmental issues B1 UK informal a goalkeeperCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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