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purser

noun [C]     /ˈpɜː.sər/ US  /ˈpɝː.sɚ/
an officer on a ship who deals with the ship's accounts , or a person on a passenger ship or aircraft who is responsible for taking care of passengers Ship's officersWorkers on/with aircraft and spacecraft
(Definition of purser noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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