Definitions

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  • adjective hospitable, accessible and cordial.
  • verb Present participle of welcome.

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  • adjective very cordial

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Examples

  • She stood before him, blond and beautiful, smelling of flowery old-fashioned perfume, her expression welcoming.

    The Hunger

  • She stood before him, blond and beautiful, smelling of flowery old-fashioned perfume, her expression welcoming.

    The Hunger

  • She stood before him, blond and beautiful, smelling of flowery old-fashioned perfume, her expression welcoming.

    The Hunger

  • She stood before him, blond and beautiful, smelling of flowery old-fashioned perfume, her expression welcoming.

    The Hunger

  • As a more down-to-earth option, Ms. Wilder recommended the Dar Khmissa, a riad, a house with an interior garden, in the Medina, the old city, which she called "welcoming and affordable" www.dar-khmissa-marrakech.com; rates from around $60.

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  • The guards moved him to Abu Salim prison on May 14, where three guards beat him - in what he called a "welcoming reception" - using electric wire and metal pipes before depositing him in a 6-by-8-foot cell with four to five others.

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  • EKU, which she described as a welcoming and nurturing environment, "played a major role in the development of my outlook," she said.

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  • Joining the Brotherhood in welcoming international monitoring are the Ghad Party, the Democratic Front Party, some non-partisan opposition movements such as the National Association for Change, and all of the nongovernmental organizations engaged in the domestic monitoring process, such as the Egyptian Alliance for Monitoring the People's Assembly Elections (an umbrella organization of some 120 NGOs).

    Amr Hamzawy: Does Egypt Need International Election Observers?

  • The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America has recently made great strides in welcoming gay clergy.

    Bishop Gene Robinson: How Religion Is Killing Our Most Vulnerable Youth

  • The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America has recently made great strides in welcoming gay clergy.

    Bishop Gene Robinson: How Religion Is Killing Our Most Vulnerable Youth

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