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Synonyms for host

master of ceremonies

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presenter

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give

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multitude

Synonyms for host

a very large number of things grouped together

Synonyms for host

a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there

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a vast multitude

an animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite

a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers)

archaic terms for army

any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event

(medicine) recipient of transplanted tissue or organ from a donor

the owner or manager of an inn

a technical name for the bread used in the service of Mass or Holy Communion

(computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network

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Iran's FM raised new doubts about the resumption of international talks over its disputed nuclear program, saying the location may not be Turkey as previously agreed and suggested Iraq and China as possible alternate hosts.
del Valle, Colombia) explains the ecology of viruses by examining their interaction with microbe and plant hosts, including the types of transmission cycles that viruses have evolved encompassing principal and alternate hosts, vehicles, and vectoring species.
The apartment would have to be vacant for over a year (that's how long bed bugs can live without feeding), not be attached to another occupied unit where bugs could have migrated, and contain no alternate hosts, such as a mouse somewhere in the structure.
and the introduced nutria (Myocastor coypus Molina) also seem likely alternate hosts for the beetle; however, no known records of P.
Some of these diseases are caused by preexisting viruses that have the capacity to infect alternate hosts under certain conditions (e.
This book explains the ecology of viruses by examining their interactive dynamics with their hosting species (this 2-volume set covers animals as well as microbes and plants), including the types of transmission cycles that viruses have evolved encompassing principal and alternate hosts, vehicles and vectoring species.
David Ray, founder of Hooked On Driving is one of the series' alternate hosts.
This book explains the ecology of viruses by examining their interactive dynamics with their hosting species (in this volume, in microbes and plants), including the types of transmission cycles that viruses have evolved encompassing principal and alternate hosts, vehicles, and vectoring species.
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