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English definition of “welcome”

welcome

adjective (MEETING)    /ˈwel.kəm/
B1 If someone is welcome, you are pleased when they visit you: Come and see us whenever you're in town - you're always welcome/you'll always be welcome. Out in the desert the traveller is a welcome guest.Liked, or not liked, by many people make sb welcome B1 to show someone that you are pleased that they are with you: The restaurant made the children very welcome.Welcoming, greeting and greetings
(Definition of welcome adjective (MEETING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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