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steward

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Etymology

From Old English stiward, stigweard

Pronunciation

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  • (UK) IPA: /ˈstjuː.ə(ɹ)d/, SAMPA: /"stju:.3:(r)d/
  • Hyphenation: stew‧erd

Noun

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steward

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  1. A person who manages the property or affairs for another entity.
  2. A ship's officer who is in charge of making dining arrangements and provisions.
  3. A flight attendant, especially but not exclusively a male flight attendant. Often as "air steward", "airline steward", etc.
  4. A union member who is selected as a representative for fellow workers in negotiating terms with management. [syn: shop steward]
  5. A person who has charge of buildings and/or grounds and/or animals. [syn: custodian, keeper]
  6. In IT, somebody who is responsible for managing a set of projects, products or technologies and how they affect the IT organization to which they belong.

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