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usher

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   /ˈʌʃ.ər/  us   //
to show someone where they should go, or to make someone go where you want them to go: She ushered us into her office and offered us a coffee. Officials quickly ushered the protesters out of the hall.
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usher

noun [C] uk   /ˈʌʃ.ər/  us   //
a man who shows people where they should sit, especially at a formal event such as a wedding or at a theatre or cinema
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