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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: Latin conservus 'fellow slave', from com- ( COM-) + servus 'slave'

concierge

noun
     
Related topics: Occupations, Tourism
con‧ci‧erge [countable]
1BODLT someone in a hotel whose job is to help guests by telling them about places to visit, restaurants to eat in etc
2BODH someone who looks after a block of apartments and who checks who is going in and coming out, especially in France

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