- 1 1.1 (person dispensing hospitality) anfitrión, (masculine, feminine) I'm playing host to a group of exchange students tonight esta noche recibo a un grupo de estudiantes extranjeros Barcelona played host to the Olympic Games Barcelona fue la sede de las Olimpíadas the host for this year's tennis tournament will be Danvers High School el campeonato de tenis se celebrará este año en Danvers High School (before noun/delante del nombre) [country/government] anfitriónMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 [Radio] [Television/Televisión] presentador, (masculine, feminine)
- In the event of unannounced guests, the host and hostess will usually sit beside the table.
- The Moreton children entertained their hosts with wartime songs, including Run, Rabbit, Run and the Dad's Army theme song Who Do You Think You Are Kidding, Mr Hitler?
- The horses pulling the carriage suddenly took fright for no apparent reason, snapped the traces and bolted off, startling both the hosts and their guest of honour.
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- Speaking of album launches, the White House Hotel in Ballinlough played host to two such events over the past three weeks.
- St Nathy's Hall played host to the event entitled ‘Celebrating difference’.
- As always, the courses in and around Tramore played host to the event and once again, a superb week was had by all.
- America now has many opinionated television and talk radio hosts, who have presented their one sided and often inflammatory view of the situation.
- In the bizarre world of conservative television pundits and talk radio hosts, loyalty means supporting the wars they support.
- These days, she works as a daytime television presenter, gameshow host and author.
- 2 2.1 (of parasite) huésped (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) host animal/organism animal/organismo huésped or receptor 2.2 (of transplant) [Medicine/Medicina] receptor, (masculine, feminine)More example sentences
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- There are the intelligent sows called pigoons, bred as hosts for human transplant organs.
- Thus, the rescued eye tissues arise from the host and not the donor.
- Nodule formation involves responses of the host in various root tissues.
- Parasites that manipulate the sex of their hosts are called reproductive parasites - and they are not as rare as one might like to think.
- Thus, defenses evolved in response to one parasite can give hosts protection against other parasitic species.
- This approach needs to be refined and extended to other associations between parasitic plants and their hosts.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (multitude) gran cantidad (feminine) a whole host of difficulties gran cantidad de dificultades, muchísimas dificultades
- 2 (army) [literary/literario] huestes (feminine plural) Lord of Hosts Señor (masculine) de los Ejércitos