The act of taking care or taking charge of something

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  • caretaking — noun see caretaker …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • caretaking — n. supervision, guarding, keeping, watching over …   English contemporary dictionary

  • caretaking — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: caretaker + ing : the act or occupation of serving as a caretaker …   Useful english dictionary

  • caretaker — caretaking, n. /kair tay keuhr/, n. 1. a person who is in charge of the maintenance of a building, estate, etc.; superintendent. 2. a person or group that temporarily performs the duties of an office. 3. Brit. a janitor. 4. a person who takes… …   Universalium

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  • Property caretaker — A Property caretaker is a person who cares for real estate for trade or financial compensation, and sometimes in exchange for rent free living accommodations. The caretaking profession includes positions as housesitters, ranch sitters, bed… …   Wikipedia

  • Codependency — (or codependence, co narcissism or inverted narcissism) is unhealthy love and a tendency to behave in overly passive or excessively caretaking ways that negatively impact one s relationships and quality of life. It also often involves placing a… …   Wikipedia

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  • Silver Spurs — The Silver Spurs is the honorary service organization responsible for the caretaking and transportation of the University of Texas Longhorn mascot, Bevo. Founded in 1937, the charter members felt that there was need for another spirit service… …   Wikipedia

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