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English definition of “host”

host

noun
 
 
/həʊst/
PARTY [C] B2 someone who organizes a party and invites the guestsCelebrating and entertaining
TELEVISION [C] someone who introduces the guests on a radio or television programme: a talk show host Occupations and tradesRadio and television presenters
PLACE [C] a country or city that provides the place and equipment for an organized event: China played host to the Olympics in 2008.Places and locationsUnpleasant places
COMPUTERS a company that hosts websites on the InternetInternet terminology and abbreviations
a host of sth a large number of people or things: I've got a whole host of questions to ask you.Large in number or quantity
(Definition of host noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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