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caretaker

noun [C] uk   /ˈkeəˌteɪ.kər/  us   /ˈkerˌteɪ.kɚ/

caretaker noun [C] (IN A BUILDING)

UK (US or Scottish English janitor, US also custodian) a person employed to take care of a large building, such as a school, and who deals with the cleaning, repairs, etc.

caretaker noun [C] (GIVES CARE)

US (UK carer) someone who takes care of a person who is young, old, or sick
caretaking
noun [U] uk   us   /-kɪŋ/
caretaking staff/duties
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