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"doorman" in British English

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doormannoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɔː.mən/  us   /ˈdɔːr.mən/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   )
a ​person whose ​job is to ​stand by the ​door of a ​hotel or ​publicbuilding and ​allowpeople to go in or out, and to ​opentheircardoors, etc.
(Definition of doorman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"doorman" in American English

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doormannoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɔr·mən, ˈdoʊr-, -ˌmæn/ (plural -men  /ˈdɔr·mən, ˈdoʊr-, -ˌmen/ )
a ​person whose ​job is to ​stand by the ​door of a ​hotel or ​publicbuilding and ​letpeople in or out, ​opentheircardoors, etc.
(Definition of doorman from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"doorman" in Business English

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doormannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdɔːmən/ (plural doormen)
a ​person whose ​job is to ​stand at the door of a ​hotel or ​publicbuilding and ​allowpeople to go in or out, ​opencar 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.
(Definition of doorman from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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