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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcomperecom‧pere /ˈkɒmpeə $ ˈkɑːmper/ noun [countable] British English  APRESENT/INTRODUCE A SHOWsomeone who introduces the people who are performing in a television programme, theatre show etc syn host American Englishcompere verb [intransitive, transitive] Ballentine will compere the show.
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compereDuggie Brown is excruciatingly convincing as the sleazy, no-talent compere whose best reward is to grope all and sundry.Even the compere, noted for his own style in suits, tried to bump up the bidding.Brookside actress Rachael is making her Playhouse debut, while comedian Duggie Brown plays the compere.Precious, has choreography by Lea Anderson who was the compere for the recent Channel 4 series Tights!The compere will be Billy Butler.