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Doorkeepers


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    • Door keepers
    • Doormen
    • Gatekeepers
    • Porters (Doorkeepers)
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    • found: Art and architecture thesaurus, via WWW, July 7, 2023(doorkeepers. SN Those stationed at a door or gate of any public or private building to admit or assist those entering or exiting, such as by opening doors, aid in movement, or carrying burdens For those who carry baggage for patrons at a hotel or transportation terminal, see "porters (baggage carriers)." UF door tenders; porters (doorkeepers). BT <people in service occupations>)
    • found: American Folklore Society Ethnographic thesaurus, via LC Linked Data Service, July 7, 2023(doorkeepers. UF doormen. BT building service employees)
    • found: Dictionary of occupational titles, via WWW, July 7, 2023(Doorkeeper (any industry). Serves residents, guests, or patrons of hotel, store, apartment building, hospital, or similar establishment by opening doors, hailing taxicabs, answering inquiries, assisting elderly or infirm persons into automobiles, and performing related services. Prevents entrance of unauthorized or undesirable persons. May forcibly eject inebriated or rowdy persons from premises. May notify guests by telephone of delivery of automobiles, packages, or arrival of visitors. May carry baggage. ONET crosswalk: Personal Attendants)
    • found: Merriam-Webster dictionary website, July 7, 2023(doorkeeper: a person who tends a door; synonyms: doorman; gatekeeper; janitor; porter [chiefly British])
    • found: Cambridge dictionary website, July 7, 2023(doorkeeper: a person whose job is to stay near the entrance to a public place and prevent people from entering without permission; doorman: a person whose job is to stand by the door of a hotel or public building and allow people to go in or out, and to open their car doors, etc.)
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    • [Established December 2023.]
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    • 2023-07-07: new
    • 2023-12-15: revised
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