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steward

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈstjuːəd/
a person whose job it is to help people at a particular place or event: If you need help finding a room at the conference, one of the stewards will be pleased to assist you.
TRANSPORT →  flight attendant
TRANSPORT a man who takes care of passengers on a ship or train: Will you have the steward deliver this message to his cabin, please?
UK a person who organizes the supply and serving of food at a club: He's the steward of Wakefield's Working Men's Club.
→ See also shop steward
(Definition of steward from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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