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desk clerk

noun [C] uk   US us  
someone who is employed to welcome hotel guests when they arrive
Translations of “desk clerk”
in Chinese (Traditional) (飯店的)迎接賓客服務員…
in Chinese (Simplified) (酒店的)前台服务员,迎宾服务员…
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