from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A carpet laid down for important visitors.
- idiom roll out the red carpet To welcome with great hospitality or ceremony.
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- n. A strip of red carpet that is laid for a VIP to walk on.
- n. VIP treatment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. special treatment or hospitality
- n. a strip of red carpeting laid down for dignitaries to walk on
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