Complete Definition of "steward"

English
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Etymology
From OE. stiward, stigweard

Pronunciation
The word is pronounced "stew-urd".

Noun
en-noun

  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.

Translations
trans-top|A person who manages the property or affairs for another entity
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trans-top|A ship's officer who is in charge making dining arrangements and provisions or to assist the chef
Spanish mozo
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trans-top|An attendant on an airplane
Croatian: t-|hr|stjuard|m
Dutch: t-|nl|steward
Finnish: stuertti
Spanish: spain azafato (male form of azafata), latin america mozo (short form of aeromozo])
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trans-top|A union member who is selected as a representative for fellow workers in negotiating terms with management
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trans-top|A person who has charge of buildings and/or grounds and/or animals
Finnish: tilanhoitaja, pehtori
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trans-top|In IT, somebody who is responsible for managing a set of projects, products or technologies
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Derived terms
stewardess
shop steward

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