Definition of 'steward'

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Example sentences containing 'steward'

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You need to inventory your gifts so you can be a good steward. Christianity Today (2000)We used to be called room stewards. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There were further jobs as a club steward and in a silk warehouse. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The elderly house steward opened the door and spoke in the hollow whisper. Frances Hodgson Burnett Emily Fox-Seton (1901)But that moment of total and utter jubilation turned to worry as a stewards inquiry was announced. The Sun (2015)Stewards should have acted during the race. The Sun (2008)He soon became a senior shop steward. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We have a galaxy of ineffective and obnoxious stewards in the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We are instructed to be trustworthy stewards of the goods that have been placed in our care. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And race stewards face a big task to make sure teams are not passing on coded messages to their drivers. The Sun (2014)Maybe we should employ more stewards. The Sun (2008)Soon a stewards inquiry was called. Frankie Dettori with Jonathan Powell FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)Second, ensuring that union stewards are well trained is equally important. Tompkins, Jonathan Human Resource Management in Government (1995)The Uefa policy of having stewards manage the barrier will likely be reviewed for future games. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He did not risk making a bigger fight fearing another trip to the stewards' room. The Sun (2011) Club stewards will mix with the 3,000 away fans. The Sun (2008)There were 14 passengers and a steward who served tea and biscuits. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Stewards were employed to keep crowds under control in London. Times, Sunday Times (2009)After this race last year, he was accused of lying to race stewards over a minor incident. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Did stewards take any action? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many stewards were taken aback at the prospect of such a drawn-out dispute and the union appears less bombastic this time around. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The butler, or house steward, came first. Amanda Mackenzie Stuart Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)

Synonyms of 'steward'

flight attendant, stewardess, air hostess, air stewardess

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Translations for 'steward'

British English: steward /ˈstjʊəd/ NOUN
A steward is a man whose job is to look after passengers on a ship, plane, or train.
  • American English: steward
  • Arabic: مُضِيف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: supervisor
  • Chinese: 乘务员
  • Croatian: stjuard
  • Czech: stevard
  • Danish: steward
  • Dutch: steward
  • European Spanish: auxiliar
  • Finnish: stuertti
  • French: steward
  • German: Steward
  • Greek: θαλαμηπόλος
  • Italian: steward
  • Japanese: スチュワード
  • Korean: 승무원
  • Norwegian: vert
  • Polish: steward
  • European Portuguese: comissário de bordo
  • Romanian: steward
  • Russian: управляющий
  • Spanish: auxiliar de vuelo
  • Swedish: steward
  • Thai: บริกรบนเครื่องบิน
  • Turkish: hostes
  • Ukrainian: стюард
  • Vietnamese: tiếp viên


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