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English definition of “caretaker”

caretaker

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkeəˌteɪkər/
BUILDING someone whose job is to look after a large building, such as a schoolOccupations and tradesProtection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
PERSON US someone who looks after a person who is young, old, or sickOccupations and tradesSocial services and sanitationProtection and protectorsEnvironmental issuesPeople who help or serve people professionallyHelpers and accomplices
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