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English definition of “commissionaire”

commissionaire

noun [C] uk   /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 arrive
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