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Oxford dictionary definition of the word host:
1a person who receives or entertains other people as guests:
a dinner-party host
a person, place, or organization that holds an event to which others are invited:
Innsbruck once played host to the Winter Olympics
the presenter of a television or radio programme:
your host is Stuart Macmillan
2 Biology an animal or plant on or in which a parasite or commensal organism lives.
(also host cell) a living cell in which a virus multiplies.
3a person or animal that has received transplanted tissue or a transplanted organ.
4 (also host computer) a computer which mediates multiple access to databases mounted on it or provides other services to a network.
5an area in which particular plants or animals are found:
Australia is host to some of the world’s most dangerous animals
1act as host at (an event) or for (a television or radio programme):
Canada was asked to host a Commonwealth conference in Ottawa
2store (a website or other electronic data) on a computer connected to the Internet:
Columbia University currently hosts some 400 websites