Meaning of “commissionaire” in the English Dictionary

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"commissionaire" in British English

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commissionairenoun [ C ]

uk /kəˌmɪʃ.ənˈeər/ us /kəˌmɪʃ.ənˈer/ mainly UK

a person wearing a uniform who stands at the entrance of a hotel, theatre, etc. and whose job is to open the door for guests and generally be helpful to them when they arrive

(Definition of “commissionaire” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)