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English definition of “VIP”

VIP

noun [C]     /ˌviːaɪˈpiː/
abbreviation for very important person : someone treated better than others in a particular situation because they are famous or have a lot of influence : The police officer escorted the president and several other VIPs inside. They were in the VIP lounge at the airport . We were given the full VIP treatment .
(Definition of VIP noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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