usher Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “usher” in the English Dictionary

"usher" in British English

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usherverb [T usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈʌʃ.ər/  us   //
to show someone where they should go, or to make someone go where you ​want them to go: She ushered us into her ​office and ​offered us ​coffee. Officials ​quickly ushered the ​protesters out of the ​hall.
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ushernoun [C]

uk   /ˈʌʃ.ər/  us   //
a man who ​showspeople where they should ​sit, ​especially at a ​formalevent such as a ​wedding or at a ​theatre or ​cinema
(Definition of usher from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"usher" in American English

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usherverb [T always + adv/prep]

 us   /ˈʌʃ·ər/
to show someone where to go or where to ​sit: [T] The ​guard ushered the ​jurymembers into the ​courtroom.
noun [C]  us   /ˈʌʃ·ər/
The usher ​showed us to front-row ​seats.
(Definition of usher from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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