custodian custodian  /kə ˈstoʊ di ən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals

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Usage(s):

  1. Temasek in the past five years has moved from being a passive custodian to being an activeand outstandinginvestor.
  2. Some Nuseibehs are professors and businessmen, but it's Wajeeh's destiny, passed on by his father, to be custodian of the Holy Sepulcher.
  3. He had become the custodian of the family archives.

News

  1. Custodian accused of having sexual relationship with student

    A school custodian is facing rape charges for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student in Hamilton County.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: YNN Syracuse

  2. Central school custodian accused in student rape

    A custodian at a central school in New York is accused of raping a student at the school during his evening shift. On Monday, June 3, the Indian Lake Central School principal notified the New York State Police that a student was having a sexual relationship with an older male. Police arrested 26-year-old Robert G. Nauberiet, of Indian Lake, after an investigation into the allegations. According ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WPTZ Burlington

  3. Elementary school custodian accused of drunk driving

    A southern Indiana elementary school custodian is in jail, accused of drunken driving.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WLKY Louisville

Quotes

  1. "The federal government, as custodian of its prisoners, has the constitutional power to act in order to protect nearby (and other) communities from the danger such prisoners may pose," Justice Stephen Breyer wrote for the 7-2 majority.
    on May 17, 2010 By: Stephen Breyer Source: CNN International

  2. "Tim was the first to say that 'Meet the Press' was a national treasure and he was a temporary custodian," Brokaw said by phone from Montana. "We both understood the importance of it to the country and to NBC News and he took it to an...
    on Jun 22, 2008 By: Tom Brokaw Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I would like to thank Richard and the board for making me the custodian of the keys for a period of time, and I look forward to the challenge and a few tough months ahead," Fletcher said. "I know that here in Toronto the expectations are...
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Cliff Fletcher Source: Reuters

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