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minder

[mahyn-der] /ˈmaɪn dər/
noun
1.
Chiefly British. a person who looks after something (usually used in combination):
a baby-minder.
2.
British, foster child.
Origin
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English: one who remembers. See mind, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for minder

minder

/ˈmaɪndə/
noun
1.
someone who looks after someone or something
2.
short for childminder
3.
(slang) an aide to someone in public life, esp a politician or political candidate, who keeps control of press and public relations
4.
(slang) someone acting as a bodyguard, guard, or assistant, esp in the criminal underworld
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