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housekeeperhouse‧keep‧er /ˈhaʊsˌkiːpə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  DLTDHsomeone who is employed to manage the cleaning, cooking etc in a house or hotelDo not confuse with housewife (=a woman who looks after her house rather than going out to work).
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housekeeperAt one hospital, Kimmons installed a spy as a housekeeper.I did not worry too much about domestic duties, because we had a housekeeper.I am not a good housekeeper.And having earned more and kept more we needed to be good housekeepers.She was a meticulous, but not maniacal, housekeeper.The cook has taken on the job of housekeeper, though she won't be living in.Shocked, panic-stricken, we rushed to see the housekeeper.The housekeeper used to decide what vacuum cleaner to order, but the maids had to use them.
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