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 (groundz′kē′pər) also ground·keep·er (ground′-)
One who maintains grounds, as of an estate, park, or athletic field.

grounds′keep′ing n.
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the US name for a groundsman
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(ˈgraʊndzˌki pər)

also groundkeeper

a person responsible for the care and maintenance of an estate, park, football field, or the like.
grounds′keep`ing, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.groundskeeper - someone who maintains the grounds (of an estate or park or athletic field)groundskeeper - someone who maintains the grounds (of an estate or park or athletic field)
gardener - someone employed to work in a garden
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