Significado de “host” - en el Diccionario Inglés

host en inglés británico

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hostnoun

uk /həʊst/ us /hoʊst/

host noun (PERSON WITH GUESTS)

B2 [ C ] female also hostess someone who has guests:

We thanked our hosts for a very enjoyable evening.
The local language school is advertising for host families (= families people stay with when they are visiting another country).

Más ejemplos

  • Our host was wearing a clown costume.
  • So please give a big hand to your host for the evening, Bill Cronshaw!
  • Would you mind playing host ?
  • After dinner our host said, "Shall we retire to the drawing room?"
  • She thanked the hosts for their hospitality.

host noun (ON TELEVISION)

C2 [ C ] female also hostess a person who introduces guests and performers, especially on television or radio:

Our host for tonight's show is Jimmy Fallon.

Más ejemplos

  • He's the host of a popular game show.
  • The host of a well-known talk show was arrested by police last night.
  • Auditions are being held to find the host of a new music show.
  • One of the guests insulted the host live on camera.
  • He's now the host of his own show on Channel 4.

host noun (FOR AN EVENT)

[ C ] a place or organization that provides the space and other necessary things for a special event:

Japan is playing host to the next international conference.
the host nation for the next World Cup

Más ejemplos

  • In 1992, Britain played host to the first multi-racial South African team to visit these shores.
  • Paris will be the host of the next Olympics.
  • The host city was congratulated for their staging of the event.
  • The host nation qualifies automatically for the event.
  • The city plays host to the party conference in September.

hostverb [ T ]

uk /həʊst/ us /hoʊst/

host verb [ T ] (EVENT)

C1 to provide the space and other things necessary for a special event:

Which country is hosting the next Olympic Games?

Más ejemplos

  • South Africa has submitted an application to host the World Cup.
  • Paris is bidding to host the next Olympics.
  • Sydney made a successful bid to host the Olympic Games.
  • The city is hosting the winter Olympics next year.
  • The town has been hosting the annual event for the last 24 years.

(Definición de host del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

host en inglés americano

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hostnoun

us /hoʊst/

host noun (PARTY ORGANIZER)

[ C ] female hostess, /ˈhoʊ·stəs/ someone who gives a party or has guests:

Lucy was a gracious host.
Vancouver played host to the conference (= the event happened there).

host noun (BROADCASTER)

[ C ] female hostess, /ˈhoʊ·stəs/ a person who introduces guests and performers on television or radio:

a talk-show host

host noun (PLANT/ANIMAL)

[ C ] a plant or animal that another plant or animal lives on as a parasite

host noun (LARGE NUMBER)

[ C usually sing ] a large number:

They cared for wounded soldiers and performed a host of other duties.

hostverb [ T ]

us /hoʊst/

to be the host for guests or for a special event:

Which country is hosting the next Olympics?

(Definición de host del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

host en inglés de negocios

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hostnoun

uk /həʊst/ us

[ C or U ] a country, city, or organization that provides buildings, services, etc. for an event:

host to sth The prime minister will be playing host to the world's leaders over the next couple of weeks.
host for sth Her role is to encourage investment in the city and promote its use as a host for international events.

[ C ] INTERNET, IT a company that provides the computer equipment and software necessary for a website to be available on the internet:

When choosing a host, look for one that doesn’t charge extra for you to set up email addresses.
a web/internet host
See also

[ C ] COMMUNICATIONS a person who introduces guests and performers, especially on television or radio:

NBC hired him as the host of a late-night variety show.
a radio/talk show/TV host

hostverb [ T ]

uk /həʊst/ us

to organize and provide buildings, services, etc. for an event:

host a conference/a meeting/an event The organization will host a conference about how to cut corporate crime.
He used to host a regular quarterly meeting with executives.

INTERNET to provide the computer equipment and software necessary for a website to be available on the internet:

(Definición de host del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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