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cus·to·di·an

 (kŭ-stō′dē-ən)
n.
1. One that has charge of something; a caretaker: the custodian of a minor child's estate; the custodian of an absentee landlord's property.
2. A janitor: worked nights as custodian of a high school.

cus·to′di·an·ship′ n.

custodian

(kʌsˈtəʊdɪən)
n
1. (Law) a person who has custody, as of a prisoner, ward, etc
2. (Art Terms) a guardian or keeper, as of an art collection, etc

cus•to•di•an

(kʌˈstoʊ di ən)

n.
1. a person who has custody; keeper; guardian.
2. a person entrusted with guarding or maintaining a property; caretaker.
[1775–85]
cus•to′di•an•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.custodian - one having charge of buildings or grounds or animalscustodian - one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
defender, guardian, protector, shielder - a person who cares for persons or property
caretaker - a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)
conservator, curator - the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
game warden, gamekeeper - a person employed to take care of game and wildlife
greenskeeper - someone responsible for the maintenance of a golf course
house sitter - a custodian who lives in and cares for a house while the regular occupant is away (usually without an exchange of money)
janitor - someone employed to clean and maintain a building
lighthouse keeper - the keeper of a lighthouse
critter sitter, pet sitter - someone left in charge of pets while their owners are away from home
zoo keeper - the chief person responsible for a zoological garden

custodian

noun keeper, guardian, superintendent, warden, caretaker, curator, protector, warder, watchman, overseer the custodian of the holy shrine in Mecca

custodian

noun
A person who is legally responsible for the person or property of another considered by law to be incompetent to manage his or her affairs:
Translations
kustodopatrovníksprávce
kustodetilsynsførende
gæslumaîur; safnvörîur
kustód

custodian

[kʌsˈtəʊdɪən] N (gen) → custodio/a m/f, guardián/ana m/f; [of museum etc] → conservador(a) m/f

custodian

[kʌˈstəʊdiən] n [building] → gardien(ne) m/f; [collection] → conservateur/trice m/f; [assets] → dépositaire mf

custodian

n (of building, park, museum)Aufseher(in) m(f), → Wächter(in) m(f); (of treasure, tradition, cultural heritage, world peace etc)Hüter(in) m(f)

custodian

[kʌsˈtəʊdɪən] n (gen) → custode m/f; (of museum) → soprintendente m/f

custody

(ˈkastədi) noun
1. care or keeping. The mother was awarded custody of the children by the court.
2. the care of police or prison authorities. The accused man is in custody.
cuˈstodian (-ˈstəu-) noun
a person who guards or takes care of something. the custodian of an art collection.
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The bank was established in recognition to the increasing need for trust services such as guardianships (guardianships of deceased veterans children), receiverships, assignee ships, and custodianships of wills and states.
The ministry official affirmed that Jordan will continue its custodianships of these holy places, mainly Al Aqsa Mosque.
Note: This table is designed to reflect provisions relevant to custodianships entered into today.