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noun [uncountable] hospitality pronunciation in American English /ˌhɑspɪˈtæləti/
  1. 1
    friendly and generous behavior toward visitors and guests, intended to make them feel welcome

    We were delighted by the wonderful hospitality of the local people.

    Just a note to thank you for your hospitality.

  2. 2
    food, drink, and entertainment given to customers by a company or organization

    a hospitality suite/room/tent

    the hospitality industry (=hotels, restaurants etc.)


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