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caretaker

care·tak·er

caretaker

pronunciation:
ker teI kr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who takes care of a building or other property.
A caretaker was hired to look after the millionaire's estate.
synonyms:
custodian, superintendent
similar words:
gardener, janitor, manager, warden
definition 2: a person who takes care of another person who is ill or elderly.
We hired a caretaker for our father after his heart attack.
synonyms:
nurse
similar words:
doctor, guardian, warden
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