custodial custodial  /kə ˈstoʊ di əl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding

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  1. Some custodial parents don't realize how difficult the contracts are to cancel and find themselves paying exorbitant fees for services that aren't fully delivered.
  2. Long an evangelist for deregulation, the affable 56-year-old conservative former California Congressman took a custodial approach to a job that called for muscular leadership.
  3. Amnesty International accused her government of having one of the world's worst records of custodial deaths, abductions, killings and torture.

News

  1. District looks to outsource custodial services

    LAKEVILLE — An RFP (request for proposals) that was put out by the Freetown Lakeville Regional School District in an attempt to produce savings by outsourcing custodial services proved to be controversial at last week's school committee meeting.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

  2. Former NFL Cheerleader Is Engaged To The Guy She Slept With When He Was Underage

    In 2009, the site claimed she slept with all the Bengals players and had multiple STDs. She admitted to the relationship , pleading guilty to felony custodial interference and misdemeanor sexual misconduct.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  3. Pay raises considered tonight

    CLINTON -- Tonight the board will be asked to ratify tentative contract agreements with the district’s secretaries, food service and custodial workers and set salaries for non union employees not covered under a collective bargaining agreement.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Clinton Herald

Quotes

  1. "It has been an honor and a privilege to share custodial responsibility for a great institution with the eight of you and with ten of your predecessors," Stevens said. "If I have overstayed my welcome, it is because this is such a unique and...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: John Paul Stevens Source: Wall Street Journal (blog)

  2. "We have a multilayer custodial and command system," Musharraf told the European Parliament as he began an eight-day European trip by meeting with senior EU and NATO officials.
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Forbes

  3. "We reiterate that 'fear alone is insufficient to deprive' a custodial parent of the ability to relocate with a child if the parent has a good faith reason for the move and has shown that the child will not suffer from it," Chief Justice James...
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: James Zazzali Source: Washington Post

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