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visit

verb uk   /ˈvɪz.ɪt/ us  
A1 [I or T] to go to a place in order to look at it, or to a person in order to spend time with them: We visited a few galleries while we were in Prague. Will you visit me when I'm in hospital? When did you last visit the dentist/doctor? A2 [T] to go to a website on the internet

visit

noun [C] uk   /ˈvɪz.ɪt/ us  
B1 an occasion when you visit a place or person: We had a visit from the school inspector last week. I can't stop for a cup of tea - this is just a flying (= very short) visit. pay a visit B2 to visit a person or place, usually for a short time: I think I'll pay a visit to the library while I'm in town.
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