Definitions for stewardship

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stewardship(noun)

    the position of steward

Wiktionary

  1. stewardship(Noun)

    The rank or office of a steward.

  2. stewardship(Noun)

    The act of caring for or improving with time.

    Foresters believe in stewardship of the land.

  3. Origin: From stiwardshepe, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stewardship(noun)

    the office of a steward

Freebase

  1. Stewardship

    Stewardship is an ethic that embodies the responsible planning and management of resources. The concepts of stewardship can be applied to the environment, economics, health, property, information, theology, etc. Stewardship is linked to the principle of sustainability.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Amesh Adalja:

    There may be limits to what antibiotic stewardship can do.

  2. Neil Bosworth:

    The Forest Service will continue to engage with the local community, state and federal officials to explore potential alternatives for meeting our obligations for both land stewardship and public safety.

  3. Gary Schaer:

    His stewardship of the state budget has left the state wanting, while we underfund our obligations, we continue to see no plan to the future for transportation, education, higher education, property tax relief, job creation and housing.

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Translations for stewardship

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  • správcovstvíCzech
  • StewardamtGerman
  • administraciónSpanish
  • purserius, isännöitsijyys, stuerttius, pehtorius, luottamusmiesasema, edustajuusFinnish
  • intendantFrench
  • reachtaireachtIrish
  • meoirsynysManx
  • stewardItalian
  • должность управляющегоRussian
  • förvaltning, förvaltarskap, förvaltareSwedish

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