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caretaker (n.)

also care-taker, "one who takes care of something," 1769, from care (n.) + agent noun of take (v.). The back-formed verb caretake is attested by 1890.

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Definitions of caretaker from WordNet

caretaker (n.)
a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person);
caretaker (n.)
an official who performs the duties of an office temporarily;
he acted as a caretaker until a new president could be elected
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