flight attendant
noun Date: 1947 a person who attends passengers on an airplane

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  • Flight-Attendant — Flight At|ten|dant [ flai̮t|ətɛnd(ə)nt], der; s; s und die; ; s (schweizerisch für Steward[ess]) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

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