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Definition of front desk in English:

noun

The registration and reception desk in a hotel or large organization.
Example sentences
  • The only people that should be behind the front desk should be the front desk employees.
  • Unlike staying in commercial hotels, whose front desks understand English and can help you arrange transportation, you're on your own while staying in vacation rental properties.
  • He has a night job at the front desk of the Baltic Hotel under an equally thuggish boss.

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