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English definition of “host”

host

noun [C] (PARTY ORGANIZER)   /hoʊst/ (female hostess,  /ˈhoʊ·stəs/)
someone who gives a party or has guests: Lucy was a gracious host. Vancouver played host to the conference (= the event happened there).
(Definition of host noun (PARTY ORGANIZER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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