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English definition of “host”

host

noun [C] (FOR AN EVENT)    /həʊst/ US  /hoʊst/
a place or organization that provides the space and other necessary things for a special event : Japan is playing host to the next international conference . the host nation for the next World Cup Societies, clubs and organizationsCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
(Definition of host noun (FOR AN EVENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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