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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
Translations of “commissionaire”
in Chinese (Traditional) (旅館、劇院等門口穿制服的)看門人,門童…
in Chinese (Simplified) (宾馆、剧院等门口穿制服的)看门人,门童…
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