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porter

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpɔːtər/
a person whose job is to carry things, especially travellers' bags at railway stations, airports, hotels, etc.
UK ( US doorman) a person whose job is to be present at the entrance to a large building, for example a hotel, in order to help visitors
→ See also night porter
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