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Meaning of “VIP” in the English Dictionary

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

"VIP" in American English

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VIPnoun [C]

 us   /ˈviˌɑɪˈpi/
abbreviation for very ​importantperson (= a ​person who is ​treatedbetter than ​ordinarypeople because of being ​famous or ​influential in some way): We were given the ​full VIP ​treatment.
(Definition of VIP from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"VIP" in Business English

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VIPnoun [C]

uk   us   /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 ​policeofficer 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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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