desk clerk


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desk clerk

n
(Professions) US and Canadian a hotel receptionist. Also called: clerk
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.desk clerk - a hotel receptionistdesk clerk - a hotel receptionist      
clerk - an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
room clerk - a hotel clerk who is responsible for room assignments to guests
Translations

desk clerk

n (Am) → receptionist m/f inv
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