a suite or room, as in a hotel or convention center, rented by a business firm, political candidate, or the like, to meet and entertain clients, potential customers, etc.
a room or suite, as at a conference, where free drinks are offered
[hos-pi-tal-i-tee] /ˌhɒs pɪˈtæl ɪ ti/ noun, plural hospitalities. 1. the friendly reception and treatment of guests or strangers. 2. the quality or disposition of receiving and treating guests and strangers in a warm, friendly, generous way. /ˌhɒspɪˈtælɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. kindness in welcoming strangers or guests 2. receptiveness n. late 14c., “act of being […]
[hos-pi-tl-uh-zey-shuh n] /ˌhɒs pɪ tl əˈzeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act, process, or state of being . 2. the period during which a person is : to extend one’s hospitalization. 3. . /ˌhɒspɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun 1. the act or an instance of being hospitalized 2. the duration of a stay in a hospital n. 1873, noun […]
noun 1. insurance to cover, in whole or in part, the hospital bills of a subscriber or of his or her dependents.
[hos-pi-tl-ahyz] /ˈhɒs pɪ tlˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), hospitalized, hospitalizing. 1. to place in a for medical care or observation: The doctor hospitalized grandfather as soon as she checked his heart. /ˈhɒspɪtəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to admit or send (a person) into a hospital v. 1873, from hospital + -ize. “Freq[uently] commented on as an […]