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warden

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɔː.dən/ us    /ˈwɔːr-/

warden noun [C] (MANAGER)

a person who is in charge of (the people in) a particular building: She's the warden of a home for mentally handicapped people. UK the head of a college: He's the warden of Robinson College, Cambridge. US the person in charge of a prison: a prison warden

warden noun [C] (OFFICIAL)

a person whose job is to make certain that members of the public obey particular rules: a dog warden a park warden a traffic warden
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