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welcome back

1. A greeting said to someone upon their return. A: "Mom? Dad? I'm home!" B: "Hi, honey! Welcome back!" Welcome back, Everyone. I hope you had a nice spring break.
2. To greet or receive someone cordially or hospitably upon returning to some place or situation. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "welcome" and "back." I'd like you all to join me in welcoming back Sarah as she rejoins our company as the new VP of sales! I became estranged from my family for a few years, but they welcomed me back with open arms.
See also: back, welcome
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welcome someone or something back

to greet the return of someone or something. We are delighted to welcome you back to our house. The students welcomed back the teacher who had been ill.
See also: back, welcome
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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