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wardennoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɔː.dən/  us   /ˈwɔːr-/

warden noun [C] (MANAGER)

US the ​person in ​charge of a ​prison: a ​prison warden UK a ​person who is in ​charge of (the ​people in) a ​particularbuilding: She's the warden of a ​home for ​mentallyhandicappedpeople. UK the ​head of a ​college: He's the warden of Robinson College, Cambridge.

warden noun [C] (OFFICIAL)

a ​person whose ​job is to make ​certain that ​members of the ​publicobeyparticularrules: a ​park warden a ​traffic warden a ​game warden (= who makes ​surehuntinglaws are ​obeyed and ​animals are ​protected)
(Definition of warden from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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wardennoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɔr·dən/
a ​person who is in ​charge of a ​prison
(Definition of warden from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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