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steward

noun [C] uk   /ˈstjuː.əd/ us    /ˈstuː.ɚd/
a person whose job it is to organize a particular event, or to provide services to particular people, or to take care of a particular place: Stewards will be inspecting the race track at 9.00. If you need help at any time during the conference, one of the stewards will be pleased to help you. (female stewardess) a person who serves passengers on a ship or aircraft UK a person who organizes the supply and serving of food at a club: He's the steward of the City of Wakefield's Working Men's Club.
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