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English definition of “hotel”

hotel

noun [C] uk   /həʊˈtel/ us    /hoʊ-/

hotel noun [C] (PLACE TO STAY)

A1 a building where you pay to have a room to sleep in, and where you can sometimes eat meals: a four-star hotel the Clarendon Hotel We stayed in/at a hotel on the seafront. hotel guests
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hotel noun [C] (PLACE TO DRINK)

Australian English a building where alcoholic drinks can be bought and drunk and where food is often available

hotel noun [C] (PLACE TO EAT)

Indian English a restaurant
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