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hospitality

noun [U] uk   /ˌhɒs.pɪˈtæl.ə.ti/ us    /ˌhɑː.spɪˈtæl.ə.t̬i/
C1 the act of being friendly and welcoming to guests and visitors: The local people showed me great hospitality. the food, drink, etc. that an organization provides in order to keep its guests or business partners happy: The company's guests are entertained in the corporate hospitality area.
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in Korean 환영, 대접, 접대…
in Arabic ضِيافة…
in Portuguese hospitalidade…
in Catalan hospitalitat…
in Japanese 手厚いもてなし, もてなしの食事…
in Italian ospitalità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱情好客, 殷勤, 友好…
in Chinese (Simplified) 热情好客, 殷勤, 友好…
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