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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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commissionairecom‧mis‧sion‧aire /kəˌmɪʃəˈneə $ -ˈner/ noun [countable]  BO British English someone whose job is to stand at the entrance to a hotel or theatre wearing a uniform and help people syn doorman
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commissionaireThey shouted obscene greetings to him, treating him like a commissionaire, or a bar man.Policeman, judge, delivery boy, priest, referee, commissionaire.She arrived at the Herald building at half past three, and walked past the uniformed commissionaire to the lift.
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