concierge

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See also: conciërge and Concierge

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French concierge.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌkɒn.siˈɛə̯ʒ/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌkɑn.siˈɛɹʒ/

Noun[edit]

concierge (plural concierges)

  1. One who attends to the wishes of hotel guests.
  2. (Britain) One who attends to the maintenance of a building and provides services to its tenants and visitors.
  3. (obsolete) Synonym of conciergerie.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Vulgar Latin *conservius, from Latin conservus (fellow-slave).

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Noun[edit]

concierge m (plural concierges)

  1. house-porter, doorkeeper, caretaker
  2. (US) janitor, custodian
  3. concierge
  4. lodge-keeper of a château
  5. keeper, jailor (prison)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French concierge.

Noun[edit]

concierge m or f by sense (plural concierges)

  1. concierge (one who attends to the slightest desire of hotel guests)