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"janitor" in British English

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janitornoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒæn.ɪ.tər/  us   /ˈdʒæn.ə.t̬ɚ/ mainly US or Scottish English (UK usually caretaker)
(Definition of janitor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"janitor" in American English

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janitornoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒæn·ɪ·t̬ər/
a ​person whose ​job is to ​clean and take ​care of a ​building
(Definition of janitor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"janitor" in Business English

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janitornoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdʒænɪtər/ US
→  caretaker noun
(Definition of janitor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “janitor”
in Korean 관리인…
in Arabic فَرّاش…
in Malaysian penjaga…
in French concierge…
in Russian сторож, вахтер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 管理員,看護人…
in Italian custode…
in Turkish apatman görevlisi, kapıcı…
in Polish woźn-y/a, dozor-ca/czyni, stróż…
in Spanish conserje, portero, portera…
in Vietnamese người trông nhà…
in Portuguese zelador, -ora…
in Thai ภารโรง…
in German der/die Pförtner(in)…
in Catalan encarregat, -ada de manteniment…
in Japanese 管理人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管理员,看护人…
in Indonesian penjaga pintu atau gedung…
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