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housekeepernoun [C]

uk   /ˈhaʊsˌkiː.pər/  us   /ˈhaʊsˌkiː.pɚ/
a ​person, ​especially a woman, whose ​job is to ​organize another person's ​house and ​deal with ​cooking, ​cleaning, etc.
(Definition of housekeeper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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housekeepernoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɑʊsˌki·pər/
a ​person, usually a woman, whose ​job is to take ​care of another person’s ​house, esp. by ​cleaning it
(Definition of housekeeper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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