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visitor meaning

EN[ˈvɪzɪtə]
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WVisitor
  • A Visitor, in English and Welsh law and history, is an overseer of an autonomous ecclesiastical or eleemosynary institution, often a charitable institution set up for the perpetual distribution of the founder's alms and bounty,
  • Many Visitors hold their role ex officio, by serving as the British sovereign, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord Chancellor, the Lord President of the Council, the Lord Chief Justice, or the bishop of a particular diocese.
  • There is a ceremonial element to the role, and the Visitor may also be called upon to give advice where an institution expresses doubt as to its powers under its charter and statutes.
EN Visitor

    Definition of visitor in English Dictionary

  • NounPLvisitors
    1. Someone who visits someone else; someone staying as a guest.
      1. There were many wooden chairs for the bulk of his visitors, and two wicker armchairs with red cloth cushions for superior people. From the packing-cases had emerged some Indian clubs, […], and all these articles […] made a scattered and untidy decoration that Mrs. Clough assiduously dusted and greatly cherished.
    2. Someone who pays a visit to a specific place or event; a sightseer or tourist.
      1. (sports, chiefly in the plural) Someone, or a team, that is playing away from home.
        1. But, somewhat against the run of play, Craddock fired the visitors ahead, volleying a low effort beyond Simon Mignolet after Sunderland twice failed to clear attempted crosses from Stephen Hunt.
      2. (ufology) An extraterrestrial being on Earth for any reason.
        1. An object which lands or passes by Earth or its orbit.
          1. (Britain, Oxford University) A head of a college, equivalent to the university's chancellor, who resolves disputes, gives ceremonial speeches, etc.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The visitors arrived at the Reebok Stadium boasting an impressive record of winning their last eight Premier League games there without conceding a goal.
              • You have to be a member to be seated at the meeting. Guests are welcome to sit in the visitors section.
              • But, somewhat against the run of play, Craddock fired the visitors ahead, volleying a low effort beyond Simon Mignolet after Sunderland twice failed to clear attempted crosses from Stephen Hunt.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • Despite being sick, Lorin sat up to greet the visitors.
              • The host stationed me at the front door to greet visitors.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Agent nouns
              Related Links:
              1. en visitors
              2. en visitorial
              3. en visitorship
              4. en visitorships
              5. en visitor team
              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of visitor for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "visitor" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and an agent noun.
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