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visits

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

visits

  1. plural form of visit
    • 1909, Archibald Marshall, The Squire's Daughter, ch.I:
      They stayed together during three dances, went out on to the terrace, explored wherever they were permitted to explore, paid two visits to the buffet, and enjoyed themselves much in the same way as if they had been school-children surreptitiously breaking loose from an assembly of grown-ups.
    • 1949Third Geneva Convention, Article IV, sect. 65
      Prisoners of war shall at all times be afforded reasonable facilities for consulting and obtaining copies of their accounts, which may likewise be inspected by the representatives of the Protecting Powers at the time of visits to the camp.

VerbEdit

visits

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of visit
    • 1611William Shakespeare, The Tempest, ii 1
      Please you, sir,
      Do not omit the heavy offer of it:
      It seldom visits sorrow; when it doth,
      It is a comforter.