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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A custodian who is hired to look after something (property or a person); An official who performs the duties of an office temporarily.

Usage examples (34)
  • He acted as a caretaker until a new president could be elected
  • 'Women can be more prone, simply because they are biologically programmed to be nurturers and to have what we call a caretaker personality.
  • This caretaker is sacrificing her life to do this.
  • The boys 'sole caretaker is Elaine, who also acts as their surrogate mother. for more
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