Meaning of HOST in English

HOST

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

chat show host (= person who asks the questions on the show )

a TV chat show host

hold/host a celebration formal:

The company is holding a celebration for its 75th anniversary.

host a conference (= have it in your country )

In June, Japan hosted a peace conference.

host a party (= give a large or formal party )

The party was hosted by the Danish ambassador.

host a show ( also present a show British English ) (= to be the person who introduces the different parts of a show, or who talks to guests )

He presents his own talk show on ITV.

host an exhibition formal (= provide the place for an exhibition )

Boston’s Museum of Fine Art hosts temporary exhibitions alongside its permanent collection.

the Heavenly Host (= all the angels )

the host country (= where an event is held )

Which is the host country for the next Olympic Games?

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

heavenly

This small angel got separated from the heavenly host .

whole

A playground and playhouse keep the tots happy while the teenagers have a ball with a whole host of absorbing activities.

Somehow the interplay of a whole host of factors can add up to push the stable crust out of balance.

Radio 3 has a whole host of problems, not the least being its actual survival.

Cortisone was hailed as a wonder drug for a whole host of skin problems and inflammatory disorders.

A whole host of share questions can already be answered in your Guinness Share Opportunity folder and scheme documentation.

Omitted are a whole host of major industries where the dominant pattern is less readily discernible.

Once you begin to experiment you could be inspired into creating a whole host of ideas for long and narrow designs.

Mr. Maclean For a whole host of reasons, yes Sir.

■ NOUN

city

Sheffield will be acting as host city .

At present, each host city starts more or less from scratch.

A Super Bowl is a financial shot in the arm for the host city .

Chinatown was like its host city -- small and compressed in physical dimensions, boundless and ephemeral in spirit.

The host city of Phoenix drew the largest audience.

computer

In conjunction with this they produced a communications system designed to offload the text on to a host computer with the maximum possible reliability.

Figure 3. 1 charts the growth of host computers linked to the Internet from 1981 to 1994.

The coordinates are then transmitted to the host computer .

Each country runs a national network that links to a host computer in a research institution that acts as a national hub.

A description of the feature located at that point can also be entered into the host computer using a keyboard.

The terminals, however, did not store information, but rather tapped into the host computer to access it.

Some computer printers - so called, serial printers - receive their information from the host computer sequentially.

The Gopher program lists different host computers and the subject areas of information they contain.

country

Any plan to send them abroad would have to have the approval of the host country .

And this time, the host country might hang around a bit longer.

Moreover, expedition companies, individuals and host countries must play a more significant role in combating this problem.

Clientism can take another form: identification with the host country or with those currently in power there.

Around 40 percent of the businesses in each host country have concluded co-operation agreements as a direct result of the event.

By late summer, Tanganyika Onean all-male contingent of surveyors and geologists-was in the host country .

Technical training is devoted to the preparation of the trainees for the jobs they will perform in the host country .

government

The business might one day be sold off, wound up or nationalised by the host government .

The ambivalence of a host government is understandable to a degree.

These characteristics pose difficult additional choices for host governments .

Even better: The host governments might be moved to wipe out the child slavery necessitating the ban.

nation

The key issue is the amount of money the host nations are prepared to pay competing countries.

Those participating had the opportunity to meet with top government and industry officials in the host nations .

■ VERB

play

Tonight he certainly seemed at pains to play the perfect host .

That will have to wait until March 10 when they play host to the Las Vegas Outlaws.

The speakers just have to do everything twice, taking note of which family is playing host .

The factory was soon playing host to 100, 000 visitors a year.

In May you can visit its arts festival, and in September, it plays host to a famous antiques fair.

And there is nothing wrong with Clinton playing host to early and longtime backers of his own.

The stadium was built by the old Milton Keynes Development Corporation and has played host to major stars in the past.

The anchor plays the role of host .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Baltimore beat the hosts, the Detroit Tigers, 9-7.

I was intrigued to learn that our Chinese host had spent many years in Chicago.

Jay Leno, the host of the "Tonight" show

Leno replaced Johnny Carson as host of "The Tonight Show."

Minelli was the host for the two-hour awards program.

The host got drunk and threw up on one of the guests.

The President and his wife served as hosts at the concert.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Hawke resigned from parliament on Feb. 20 to become a television chat-show host .

He is well-dressed, superficially well-mannered, but reminds me of a flirtatious married host at a barbecue.

He packed his belongings, made his goodbyes, and parted from his hosts.

Talk radio and talk television hosts, mostly but by no means all conservative, are proliferating and gaining influence and popularity.

That enzyme is crucial to the translation of the virus' genetic material and the reproduction of more viruses inside the host .

The prospect of the bill is worrying a host of companies.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

bowl

Ideally, Brown said, the city should host the Super Bowl in a new football stadium, sometime shortly after 1999.

San Diego has the ability to get into a semi-permanent rotation of warm-weather cities that host the Super Bowl .

championship

Except for every fourth year when the Rose Bowl will host the national championship game, regardless of which teams are playing.

city

The city is also host to annual arts, jazz and folk festivals.

New York City hosted the awards for three of the four preceding years.

Throughout the year, the city hosts a varied programme of major festivals.

Back in November, the state allowed cities that host major-league teams to apply for special grants for improvements to keep them.

Ideally, Brown said, the city should host the Super Bowl in a new football stadium, sometime shortly after 1999.

San Diego has the ability to get into a semi-permanent rotation of warm-weather cities that host the Super Bowl.

The city hosted the ceremony from 1992 to 1994.

conference

Henley hosts conferences to report research outcomes from both its own and the wider academic community.

Verio is hosting a conference call on Tuesday, February 1, 2000 at 9: 00 a.m.

Britain is hosting a conference in London next month aimed at getting just such a deal.

The Government hosted an international conference on ozone depletion.

With alacrity Surkov reminded us of their hope that we would host a conference in Great Britain.

dinner

Suzi smiled a couple of times at Alfred, Georg began to feel rather proud at hosting a dinner of such magnificence.

After the meeting, the governor hosted a dinner in Li's honour.

A few days later Mr Baker was hosting a dinner to thank the members of the Kingman Committee for their work.

He knows you are sleeping with another man, but is perfectly happy so long as you are there to host his dinner parties.

When the château was complete, he hosted a dinner for 600 guests.

Newry are also hosting a special celebration dinner in the clubhouse on Friday night to mark the completion of their development.

domain

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evening

Basingstoke and North Hampshire Medical Trust have hosted a special reception evening launching phase two of the keyhole surgery appeal.

Former race ace Andy McGladdery, from Darlington, will be hosting the evening .

event

The use of sport to help or lead urban regeneration is often centred on conspicuous facilities designed to host major events .

The show will host such events as the product awards for the best innovations and introductions.

Granted, the staid populations of the Monterey Peninsula might not be so willing to host that kind of event .

It's the fourth time the Northampton Racecourse Park has hosted the event .

The focal point of the Centre is an Olympic standard 2000 metre water sports course which hosts events .

He said the town's reputation for hosting top sporting events had spread.

exhibition

He is presently covering rock concerts for Kendal council who are hosting an exhibition of his work later in the year.

festival

At the end of May Battle hosts a ten-day festival of music and drama.

San Diego has hosted fairs and festivals , built zoos and golf courses, preserved beaches and mountain refuges.

games

In 1989 Seoul plans to host the Olympic Games ... out of doors?

But it also did not want to tarnish its image as a candidate to host the 2008 Olympic games .

We will actively support Britain's bid to host the 2000 Olympic Games in Manchester.

Delighted civic leaders said the decision would boost the city's bid to host the 2000 Olympic Games .

meeting

Last week Venice hosted an international meeting of Cities On Water, to consider the impacts of possible sea-level rise.

He hosted the meetings where the rebellion was fomented which ousted Mrs Thatcher from power.

I wish to thank the Endsleigh Community for hosting our meetings in Hull.

olympics

Paris hosted the second modern Olympics in 1900.

That is the very year that Manchester, spearheaded by Anne, want to host the first Olympics of the new century.

Next year, our region will be hosting the Winter Olympics .

party

That is why the bridegroom's family hosts the engagement party .

Monday night she hosts a party for him at about the same time her brother-in-law Sen.

Last night Fergie was hosting another party - this time at Buckingham Palace.

Sherwood hosts building parties and invites people to watch by broadcasting locations for the event.

She never imagined, 12 months on, she'd be hosting a very special party .

After Thursday night home games, the most devoted supporters host a catered party in a nearby campus building.

For the second year running, the company hosted a party that was greatly enjoyed by all.

They wanted me to host a party for it when it opened.

reception

Basingstoke and North Hampshire Medical Trust have hosted a special reception evening launching phase two of the keyhole surgery appeal.

Colette will be on board to host a cocktail reception and discuss the progress and needs of the wildlife at the Waystation.

Later they hosted a reception for 75 guests in idyllic surroundings.

seminar

We could host University seminars to which speakers of note could be invited to attend.

series

If you compiled a Top Ten list of people who should host this series , Phill wouldn't even be in it.

Connie Chung hosts a four-part series about the work and legal and moral issues involved with heart-transplant surgery.

show

The show will host such events as the product awards for the best innovations and introductions.

The show will be hosted by Judy Finnigan.

web

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EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Colette will be hosting a cocktail reception at 6.00 pm in the Grosvenor Suite.

Did Walter Cronkite once host a game show on TV?

Last year, the city hosted a three-day gay pride festival.

Smith hosts a sports show on a local radio station.

The college will host an open house for prospective students.

The show, hosted by journalist Robert Elms, features movie stars and singers.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

First of all, they host a lot of cocktail parties and receptions.

He is presently covering rock concerts for Kendal council who are hosting an exhibition of his work later in the year.

Now those efforts can begin right in your own backyard, when the Gardens' devotees host their annual fall plant sale.

The end of Grand Isle hosts the coast guard headquarters.

The water in the marsh is hosting a fire that feeds untended like jealousy or wrath, choler on black bile.

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