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English definition of “guest”

guest

noun [C]     /ɡest/
A2 a person who is staying with you, or a person you have invited to a social occasion , such as a party or a meal : 150 guests were invited to the wedding . We have guests (US houseguests ) staying this weekend . Is he on the guest list ? He is a paying guest (= he pays for the use of a room in someone's home ).Travellers and visitors A2 a person who is staying in a hotel : We would like to remind all our guests to leave their keys at reception before they depart .Tourism and holidaysHotels and hostelsTravellers and visitors B2 a person , such as an entertainer , who has been invited to appear on a television or radio programme or in a performance : Our special guest on the programme tonight is Robert de Niro. Madonna made a guest appearance at the concert . Simon Rattle will be the guest conductor with the London Symphony Orchestra .Entertainers in general
(Definition of guest noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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