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doorman

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdɔːmən/ (plural doormen)
a person whose job is to stand at the door of a hotel or public building and allow people to go in or out, open car doors, etc.: Doormen catch many fake ID holders by making them sign their name or asking their birth date to compare with what's on the ID.
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