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front desk

noun

reception desk

noun
1.
a desk at which a receptionist works, as in an office.
2.
a counter, as at a hotel, at which guests are registered.
Also called front desk.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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Contemporary definitions for front-desk
noun

a similar reception desk for another type of business

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