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English definition of “commissionaire”

commissionaire

noun [C]   /kəˌmɪʃ.ənˈeər/ US  /-ˈer/ mainly UK
a person wearing a uniform who stands at the entrance of a hotel, theatre, etc. and whose job is to open the door for guests and generally be helpful to them when they arriveHotels and hostels
(Definition of commissionaire noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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