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the red carpetnoun [S]

uk   us  
a ​long, ​redfloorcovering that is put down for an ​importantguest to ​walk on when he or she ​visitssomewhere and ​receives a ​specialofficialwelcome, or a ​specialwelcome of this ​type: We'll roll out the ​redcarpet for the ​senator.
red-carpet
adjective uk   us  
The ​magazine is ​full of ​pictures of ​celebrities at red-carpet ​events. The ​minister was given the red-carpet treatment.
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