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Definition of custodial adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(law) connected with the right or duty of taking care of someone; having custody The mother is usually the custodial parent after a divorce. opposite noncustodial
  2. 2relating to work done by a custodian The custodial staff cleans the building at night.
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