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"keeper" in British English

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keepernoun [C]

uk   /ˈkiː.pər/  us   /ˈkiː.pɚ/
  • keeper noun [C] (GOOD PERSON/THING)

informal someone with good qualities, who you can have a long relationship with: If he introduces you to all his friends, he's a keeper.
informal something good that is likely to be successful or useful for a long time: These new shows are keepers.
  • keeper noun [C] (SPORT)

B1 informal a goalkeeper
(Definition of keeper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"keeper" in American English

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keepernoun [C]

 us   /ˈki·pər/
someone responsible for guarding or taking care of a person, animal, or thing: an animal keeper Each of the contest judges was assigned a keeper.
(Definition of keeper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"keeper" in Business English

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keepernoun [C]

uk   us   /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.
(Definition of keeper from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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