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English definition of “host”

host

noun [C] (PERSON WITH GUESTS)    /həʊst/ US  /hoʊst/ (female also hostess)
B2 someone who has guests : We thanked our hosts for a very enjoyable evening . The local language school is advertising for host families (= families people stay with when they are visiting another country ).Celebrating and entertaining
(Definition of host noun (PERSON WITH GUESTS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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