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caretaker

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkeəˌteɪkər/ (US Scottish also janitor, US also custodian)
a person who is employed to take care of a large building, such as a school or office building, and to deal with the cleaning, repairs, etc.: He lived on the ground floor of the apartment block, where he worked as a caretaker. a building/school/church caretaker
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