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janitor

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdʒænɪtər/ US
someone whose job is to look after a building: the school janitorOccupations and tradesProtection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
Translations of “janitor”
in Korean 관리인…
in Arabic فَرّاش…
in French concierge…
in Turkish apatman görevlisi, kapıcı…
in Italian custode…
in Chinese (Traditional) 管理員,看護人…
in Russian сторож, вахтер…
in Polish woźn-y/a, dozor-ca/czyni, stróż…
in Spanish conserje, portero, portera…
in Portuguese zelador, -ora…
in German der/die Pförtner(in)…
in Catalan encarregat, -ada de manteniment…
in Japanese 管理人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管理员,看护人…
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