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Definition: Stewardship

Quick Summary of Stewardship

Taking care of resources owned by another person and using those resources to the benefit of that person.

What is the dictionary definition of Stewardship?

Dictionary Definition

  1. The rank or office of a steward.
  2. The act of caring for or improving with time.

Synonyms For Stewardship

management, governance, proper management, well managed, quartermaster

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Stewardship. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. July 13, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Stewardship. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: July 13, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Stewardship. Retrieved July 13, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Stewardship are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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