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custodian

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1 a person who takes care of a property sometimes for an absent owner
  • the custodian made his usual rounds of the building to make sure that everything was OK

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2 a person or group that watches over someone or something
  • served as custodian of the prisoner until he could be turned over to federal authorities

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3 someone that protects
  • we must regard ourselves as custodians of the Earth so that its natural resources may be enjoyed by many generations to come

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The first known use of custodian was in 1602

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“Custodian.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/custodian. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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