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Meaning of “keeper” in the English Dictionary

"keeper" in British English

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keepernoun [C]

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

informal someone with good ​qualities, who you can have a ​longrelationship 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 ​longtime: These new ​shows are keepers.
  • keeper noun [C] (SPORT)

B1 UK 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 ​contestjudges 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 ​takescare of animals, ​buildings, etc. or is in ​charge of ​valuableobjects or ​information: He is the organization's ​officialrecord keeper. an ​assistant keeper at the museum
informal something that is ​worthkeeping: 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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