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"steward" in British English

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stewardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈstjuː.əd/  us   /ˈstuː.ɚd/
a ​person whose ​job it is to ​organize a ​particularevent, or to ​provideservices to ​particularpeople, or to take ​care of a ​particularplace: Stewards will be ​inspecting the ​racetrack at 9.00. If you need ​help at any ​time during the ​conference, one of the stewards will be ​pleased to ​help you. (female stewardess ) a ​person who ​servespassengers on a ​ship or ​aircraft UK a ​person who ​organizes the ​supply and ​serving of ​food at a club: He's the steward of the City of Wakefield's Working Men's Club.
(Definition of steward from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"steward" in American English

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stewardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈstu·ərd/
a ​person who is ​responsible for an ​event or for the ​management of a ​place: a ​race steward He has been a ​careful steward of ​ourparks. A steward is also a ​person who is ​responsible for ​food or ​drink at a ​restaurant. A steward ( (female stewardess)) on an ​aircraft, ​ship, or ​train is someone who ​helps and ​servespassengers.
(Definition of steward from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"steward" in Business English

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stewardnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈstjuːəd/
a ​person whose ​job it is to ​helppeople at a particular ​place or ​event: If you need ​helpfinding a ​room at the ​conference, one of the stewards will be pleased to ​assist you.
TRANSPORT →  flight attendant
TRANSPORT a man who ​takescare 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.
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(Definition of steward from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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