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She has an American accent.

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  • a person who receives or entertains other people as guests.
    E.g. they were always gracious hosts at the numerous dinner parties they held for friends
  • an animal or plant on or in which a parasite or commensal organism lives.
  • a person or animal that has received transplanted tissue or a transplanted organ.
  • a computer which stores a website or other data that can be accessed over the internet or which provides other services to a network.
  • act as host at (an event) or for (a television or radio programme).
    E.g. Canada was asked to host a Commonwealth conference in Ottawa
  • store (a website or other data) on a server or other computer so that it can be accessed over the internet.
    E.g. Columbia University currently hosts some 400 websites
  • a large number of people or things.
    E.g. a host of memories rushed into her mind
  • an army.
  • (in biblical use) the angels regarded collectively.
  • a flock of sparrows.
    E.g. there was a host of sparrows under the roof of the house
  • the bread consecrated in the Eucharist.
    E.g. the elevation of the Host

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