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  • n. Plural form of caretaker.

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Examples

  • The stipend we pay the caretakers is all done in dollars in the US so technically speaking, I don't believe they are employees, at least not in mexico.

    fm3 & car permit for caretakers

  • When men of color are disproportionately incarcerated because of these laws that have been passed in part through the co-optation of anti-violence rhetoric, the entire community, particularly women who are often the community caretakers, is negatively impacted.

    “Meet the predators” « Planning the Day

  • Healthcare providers see themselves as much more than short-term caretakers or harm-reducers; these people identify with being part of a long-term recovery process.

    Elizabeth H. Bradley: The Need for Mental Health System Reform

  • She carefully explains that while being wives, mothers, housekeepers and caretakers is not the sole experience of women, these are predominantly the roles we have been given to play and a basis for much of our historical lives.

    Evil « So Many Books

  • Leaving your gear in the huts without caretakers is probably not a good idea.

    Climbing volcanoes in Mexico

  • In recent vacancies for county executive and council, the council has chosen so-called "caretakers" - Kurt Triplett and Jan Drago - who did not seek election to full terms.

    The Seattle Times

  • Leaving such disclosures to talk show hosts, however, is to pass responsibility for your own integrity to uncertain caretakers.

    Adams bankers say they'll go after Breedlove (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • And just when you thought Caroline Kennedy was the biggest of big names to be mentioned, primarily Mario Cuomo on for size or even Bill Clinton himself; both being talked about as so - called caretakers until the 2010 election.

    CNN Transcript Jan 1, 2009

  • And just when you thought Caroline Kennedy was the biggest of big names to be mentioned, try Mario Cuomo on for size, or even Bill Clinton himself -- both being talked about as so-called caretakers until the 2010 election.

    CNN Transcript Jan 1, 2009

  • Structurally, it creates an institutional environment where all kinds of atrocities can be, and are, inflicted on helpless patients by their so-called caretakers, through the use of restraints, forced drugging, electric shock, and other forms of coercion, in order to pacify or simply suppress unwilling patients who quite reasonably resent having help forced on them against their wills.

    Texas psychoprisons

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