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"doorman" in British English

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doormannoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɔː.mən/  us   /ˈdɔːr-/ (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)
Translations of “doorman”
in Chinese (Simplified) 门童,门卫…
in Turkish (otel) etrafı kolaçan eden ve ziyaretçilere yardım eden kapı görevlisi…
in Russian швейцар, привратник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 門童,門衛…
in Polish portier…
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