Definition of hospitality in English:


Syllabification: hos·pi·tal·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌhäspiˈtalitē



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  • Relating to or denoting the business of housing or entertaining visitors: the hospitality industry
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    • A rally was organised by various business houses in the hospitality industry.
    • Licensing trust members are elected under the Sale of Liquor Act to operate businesses in the hospitality industry.
    • He said 80 percent of them were now employed within the hospitality sector and various business houses.


late Middle English: from Old French hospitalite, from Latin hospitalitas, from hospitalis 'hospitable' (see hospital).

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