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hostel

an inexpensive lodging place for young people; an inn: The students stayed at a youth hostel.
Not to be confused with:
hostile – warlike, aggressive: a hostile takeover; adverse, contrary, unsympathetic: a hostile response
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hos·tel

 (hŏs′təl)
n.
1. A supervised, inexpensive lodging place for travelers, especially young travelers.
2. An inn; a hotel.
intr.v. hos·teled, hos·tel·ing, hos·tels
To stay at hostels while traveling.

[Middle English, lodging, from Old French, from Medieval Latin hospitāle, hospice, inn; see hospital.]
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hostel

(ˈhɒstəl)
n
1. a building providing overnight accommodation, as for the homeless, etc
2. (Other Non-sporting Hobbies) See youth hostel
3. Brit a supervised lodging house for nurses, workers, etc
4. archaic another word for hostelry
[C13: from Old French, from Medieval Latin hospitāle hospice; see hospital]
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hos•tel

(ˈhɒs tl)

n., v. -teled, -tel•ing (esp. Brit.) -telled, -tel•ling. n.
1. an inexpensive, supervised lodging place for young travelers.
2. an inn.
v.i.
3. to travel, lodging each night at a hostel.
[1200–50; Middle English (h)ostel < Old French < Medieval Latin hospitāle guesthouse]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hostel - a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelershostel - a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
caravan inn, caravansary, caravanserai, khan - an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
hotel - a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
imaret - a hostel for pilgrims in Turkey
post house, posthouse - an inn for exchanging post horses and accommodating riders
roadhouse - an inn (usually outside city limits on a main road) providing meals and liquor and dancing and (sometimes) gambling
2.hostel - inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)
housing, living accommodations, lodging - structures collectively in which people are housed
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hostel

noun cheap hotel, YMCA, YWCA, youth hostel, dormitory She spent two years living in a hostel, with no possessions.
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Translations
بَيتُ الشَّبَابُمسْكِن للطلبَه ، دار داخِلِيَّه للطلبَهنَزْل، مَسْكِن للشباب او المتنزِّهين
ubytovnakolejnoclehárna
herbergkollegium=-kollegium
hostelli
hostel
szálló
gististaîur; farfuglaheimilistúdentagarîur
ホステル
호스텔
jaunimo nakvynės namai
kopmītne
študentski dom
vandrarhem
หอพักนักเรียน
nhà trọ

hostel

[ˈhɒstəl] Nresidencia f; (= youth hostel) → albergue m juvenil (Univ) → residencia f de estudiantes
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hostel

[ˈhɒstəl] n
(for homeless people)foyer m
(also youth hostel) → auberge f de jeunesse
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hostel

n (for students, workers etc) → (Wohn)heim nt
vi to go hostellingin Jugendherbergen übernachten
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

hostel

[ˈhɒstl] n (for students, nurses) → pensionato; (for homeless people) → ospizio, ricovero (also youth hostel) → ostello della gioventù
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hostel

(ˈhostəl) noun
1. a building with simple accommodation, especially for young people, hikers etc. a youth hostel.
2. a building where students etc may live. a nurses' hostel.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

hostel

بَيتُ الشَّبَابُ ubytovna herberg Heim ξενώνας νέων albergue juvenil, hostal hostelli auberge hostel ostello ホステル 호스텔 jeugdherberg herberge schronisko albergue общежитие vandrarhem หอพักนักเรียน öğrenci yurdu nhà trọ 客栈
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There are cheap backpacker lodges along this shore for about pounds 2 a night, but I stumbled upon the colourful Nkopola Lodge resort of beach rooms and great food.