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guest

noun [C]  us   /ɡest/
a person who is staying with you in your home, or a person whom you have invited to a social occasion, such as a party or a meal: dinner/wedding guests A person who is staying in a hotel is also called a guest. If you are someone’s guest, that person is paying for you: Four senators and their families were flown to Martinique as guests of the oil company.
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