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English definition of “hostel”

hostel

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhɒstəl/
B1 a place like a cheap hotel, where you can live when you are away from home or have no home: a hostel for the homeless a student hostel → See also youth hostelHouses and homesHomelessness
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