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English definition of “keeper”

keeper

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkiːpər/
a person who takes care of animals, buildings, etc. or is in charge of valuable objects or information: He is the organization's official record keeper. an assistant keeper at the museum
informal something that is worth keeping: I've tried many products similar to this, but this one is a keeper! The company is doing well, and their stock is definitely a keeper.
→ See also shopkeeper, storekeeper
(Definition of keeper from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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