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commissionaire

[kuh-mish-uh-nair] /kəˌmɪʃ əˈnɛər/
noun, British
1.
a uniformed attendant, as a doorkeeper or usher.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; < French commissionnaire; see commission, -aire
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commissionaire

/kəˌmɪʃəˈnɛə/
noun
1.
(mainly Brit) a uniformed doorman at a hotel, theatre, etc
Word Origin
C18: from French, from commission
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