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kiosk

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkiːɒsk/ COMMERCE
a small building where things such as sweets, drinks, or newspapers are sold, often through an open window, or where you can buy tickets or get information: I usually buy my paper from the kiosk at the station.
a small machine in a public place which you can use to get tickets or information about something: With the goal of one-stop service, the kiosk lets guests select rooms and print hotel receipts and airline boarding passes. an information kiosk with touch-screen technology
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