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English definition of “pet-sit”

pet-sit

verb [I or T]    
to take care of someone's pet while that person is away from homeLiving or sleeping somewhere pet-sitter     /ˈpetˌsɪt.ər/ US  /-ˌsɪt̬.ɚ/ noun [C] pet-sitting     /ˈpetˌsɪt.ɪŋ/ US  /-ˌsɪt̬-/ noun [U]
(Definition of pet-sit verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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