Stewardship meaning

Stewardship is taking care of something like a large household, the arrangements for a group or the resources of a community.

An example of stewardship is the responsibility of managing the staff of an estate.

An example of stewardship is the act of making wise use of the natural resources provided by the earth.

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The act of caring for or improving with time.

Foresters believe in stewardship of the land.

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The rank or office of a steward.
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Origin of stewardship

  • From Middle English stiwardshepe, equivalent to steward +‎ -ship.
    From Wiktionary