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In the United States, such experiments are typically funded by NIH, the nation’s primary steward for biomedical research.
The number-one thing people can do to protect public land and keep trails open is to be good stewards by staying on the trail.Meet the Off-Road Enthusiasts Helping Conserve Our Public Lands|elessard|August 9, 2021|Outside Online
He encourages youth of color to become stewards of the environment and “outdoor leaders,” by helping them feel as comfortable on hiking trails and in state parks and preserves as they are in their neighborhood.
Potentially offensive or not, Hofstede really believes in the power of culture — so much so that he remains the steward of a massive research project begun more than 50 years ago by his late father.The Pros and Cons of America’s (Extreme) Individualism (Ep. 470)|Stephen J. Dubner|July 22, 2021|Freakonomics
He also feels that the job of a rancher is to be a steward of the land, not just someone who manages cattle.
If one claims to be the steward of a democratic transition, never does one respond to madness with more madness.
And the way he wanted to be, to some extent anyway, an environmental steward.Chris Christie Joins the Yahoos, Says No ‘Proof’ Climate Change Caused Sandy|Michael Tomasky|May 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bill Clinton seems to play a similar role for liberals—a recent president they can look to as a successful economic steward.
While onboard the train, guests can expect upscale amenities like multicourse dinners and 24-hour steward service.Napa Valley Wine Train, Hiram Bingham, More Incredible Train Journeys|Leigh Crandall|April 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“You have made yourself famous by rowing the boat,” a steward told her.The Titanic’s Haute Heroine: The Countess of Rothes|Elizabeth Kaye|April 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"Give us a table upstairs alone," said Nigel to the head-steward, putting something into his hand.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The hospital is in charge of a steward appointed by the governor, and is administered by the Order of St. Francis.
The steward who has charge of it is appointed by the governor, and religious of the Order of St. Francis conduct it.
The steward is a fisherman—a fisherman being very useful as a weather prophet.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
The steward, a young mulatto, had contracted the bad habit of indulging too much in liquor.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer