house sitter
noun Date: 1971 a person who occupies a dwelling to provide security and maintenance while the tenant is away • house-sit intransitive verbhouse-sitting noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • house-sit — house ,sit verb intransitive to live in someone s house in order to take care of it while they are away ╾ house ,sitter noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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