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noun American English pronunciation: host /hoʊst/ 
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pluralhosts

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  1. 3
    [countable] a place or organization that arranges a special event and provides the area, buildings, equipment, or services needed for it
    be/play host to:

    Japan is playing host to its first World Championship Grand Prix this weekend.

    host nation/country/city/club:

    It was an impressive performance from the host nation.

  2. 4
    [singular] a lot of people or things
    host of:

    The hotel offers a host of leisure activities.

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