stewardship


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stew·ard

 (sto͞o′ərd, styo͞o′-)
n.
1. One who manages another's property, finances, or other affairs.
2. One who is in charge of the household affairs of a large estate, club, hotel, or resort.
3. A ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements.
4. An attendant on a ship or airplane.
5. An official who supervises or helps to manage an event.
6. A shop steward.
7. A wine steward.
intr. & tr.v. stew·ard·ed, stew·ard·ing, stew·ards
To serve as a steward or as the steward of.

[Middle English, from Old English stigweard, stīward : stig, stī, hall + weard, keeper; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

stew′ard·ship′ n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stewardship - the position of steward
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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Translations

stewardship

[ˈstjʊədʃɪp] Nadministración f, gobierno m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

stewardship

[ˈstjuːərdʃɪp] nintendance f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

stewardship

nVerwaltung f; (= rank, duties)Verwalteramt nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

stewardship

[ˈstjʊədˌʃɪp] n (frm) (supervision, care) → amministrazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
With her usual shrewdness, Nellie had surmised the chief difficulty, but it dwindled in real importance because of the fact that Rose so frequently had the feeling that Martin merely had gone on a journey and would come home some day, expecting an exact accounting of her stewardship. His instructions were to her living instructions which must be carried out to the letter.
"I trust, Sir Wingrave, that you are satisfied with this account of our stewardship," the solicitor said, as his clerk left the room.
"And did monsieur le cardinal employ you in his stewardship?"
All our consignments have long been made to Rovinghams' the commission- merchants; and although, as a check upon them, and in the stewardship of my father's resources, your judgment and watchfulness have been actively exerted, still those qualities would have influenced my father's fortunes equally, if you had lived in any private dwelling: would they not?'
This castle, for ten years, has opened to no priest save the debauched Norman chaplain who partook the nightly revels of Front-de-B uf, and he has been long gone to render an account of his stewardship. But thou art a Saxon a Saxon priest, and I have one question to ask of thee.''
I must look a little like a steward when I give an account of my stewardship."
Stewardship Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: SSFN), parent company of Atlantic Stewardship Bank, has said that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of USD0.03 per share on its common stock.
The focus of industry and the OGA on asset stewardship has played a vital role in the turnaround of performance across the UKCS.
(NASDAQ: CLBK), the holding company for Columbia Bank, has signed a definitive merger with New Jersey, US-based Stewardship Financial Corp.
Columbia Financial (CLBK) and Stewardship Financial (SSFN) announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement.
A reader says: I love what you wrote about stewardship: we should work well together so that we can leave the family business in better shape to our children than what we inherited from our parents.