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welcome

verb [T]  /ˈwel·kəm/ us  

welcome verb [T] (MEET)

to meet or speak to someone in a friendly way when that person comes to the place where you are: We went next door to welcome our new neighbors. The prime minister of Canada welcomed the president warmly.

welcome verb [T] (SUPPORT)

to be pleased about or support something: Baseball fans welcomed the end of the playersstrike. She welcomed the opportunity to explain herself.
welcome
noun [C]  /ˈwel·kəm/ us  
We were given a warm welcome.

welcome

adjective  /ˈwel·kəm/ us  

welcome adjective (SUPPORTED)

"You’re welcome" is a polite answer when someone thanks you: "Thanks for taking care of our cat." "You’re welcome."

welcome adjective (MET)

(of someone who visits) received in a friendly way: You’ll always be welcome here.
Translations of “welcome”
in Korean 환영 합니다!…
in Arabic أهْلاً وسَهْلاً, مُرحّب بِه…
in French bienvenu…
in Turkish Hoş geldiniz!'…
in Italian benvenuto, gradito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼓勵, 樂於接受, 歡迎…
in Russian добро пожаловать…
in Polish witam/y…
in Spanish bienvenido…
in Portuguese bem-vindo…
in German willkommen…
in Catalan benvingut…
in Japanese ようこそ, いらっしゃい, 歓迎されて…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼓励, 乐于接受, 欢迎…
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