Definition of 'caretaker'
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He called the caretaker of the building who went into the flat to find her body. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This would mean the appointment of a caretaker government. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The job of a caretaker and a permanent manager are very different. The Sun (2012)One scenario could see a caretaker leader installed to take the party through the next general election. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The normal constitutional procedure would have been for them to continue in a caretaker government. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)The retired school caretaker has previously said they had no plans to leave because it holds so many happy memories. The Sun (2015)The injury cost him his job as caretaker and health and safety chief and the house that came with it. The Sun (2008)England's caretaker boss names his squad today. The Sun (2012)He is favoured as an extended caretaker leader by the 11 petitioners. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The caretaker Government accepted this week that it could not continue without external aid amid punishing borrowing costs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I enjoy my roles as mum and caretaker of the house. The Sun (2008)Neither country has been able to build a new government after elections in June and both are being run by caretaker leaders. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His father was an Italian immigrant, a bricklayer and latterly a school caretaker. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Within 24 hours, five members of the caretaker government had succumbed to public pressure to quit. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There was no political motive, because the character of the caretaker Government is apolitical. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Officers pounced on the 26-year-old school caretaker at 3am after keeping him under surveillance for at least a week. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'caretaker'
British English: caretaker /ˈkɛəˌteɪkə/ NOUN
A caretaker is someone who looks after a building and the area around it.
- American English: caretaker
- Arabic: حَارِس
- Brazilian Portuguese: zelador
- Chinese: 看管者
- Croatian: pazikuća
- Czech: správce
- Danish: vicevært
- Dutch: conciërge
- European Spanish: conserje
- Finnish: talonmies
- French: gardien
- German: Hausmeister
- Greek: επιστάτης
- Italian: custode
- Japanese: 管理人
- Korean: 관리인
- Norwegian: vaktmester
- Polish: dozorca
- European Portuguese: zelador
- Romanian: paznic
- Russian: смотритель
- Spanish: conserje
- Swedish: vaktmästare
- Thai: ผู้รับจ้างดูแล
- Turkish: bakıcı apartman, ev
- Ukrainian: доглядач
- Vietnamese: người trông coi
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