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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 particular event, or to provide services to particular people, or to take care of a particular place: Stewards will be inspecting the race track 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 serves passengers 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 our parks.
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 serves passengers.
(Definition of steward from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"steward" in Business English

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stewardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈstjuːəd/ us  
a person whose job it is to help people at a particular place or event: If you need help finding a room at the conference, one of the stewards will be pleased to assist you.
TRANSPORT →  flight attendant
TRANSPORT a man who takes care 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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