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concierge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations, Tourism
conciergecon‧ci‧erge /ˈkɒnsieəʒ $ ˌkɑːnsiˈerʒ/ noun [countable]  1 BODLTsomeone in a hotel whose job is to help guests by telling them about places to visit, restaurants to eat in etc2 BODHsomeone who looks after a block of apartments and who checks who is going in and coming out, especially in France
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conciergeClustered around the courtyard were the four boutiques, hospitality desk and concierge.Features include metal detectors and armed guards, but no concierge.Some concierges have deals with individual taxi or mini-cab drivers who are able to jump the rank outside.There was just the concierge left in his apartment by the gate.No need to interrupt the background music just to page the concierge.We sell a lot of our tours through the concierges and we see nothing wrong with that.He checked the telephone number with the concierge before placing a call.The concierge looked ready to cry.
From Longman Business Dictionaryconciergecon‧ci‧erge /ˈkɒnsieəʒˌkɑːnsiˈerʒ/ noun [countable] someone whose job is to help people and provide them with information about places to visit, restaurants to eat in etc. Concierges usually work in hotels. There are also companies that offer concierge servicesOur aim is to provide first-class concierge services, so that vacationers can experience a feeling of total comfort and relaxation.
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