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visitor

a person seeking entry to the UK as a visitor will be admitted if he satisfies the immigration officer that:
  1. (1) he is genuinely seeking entry for the period of the visit stated by him, not exceeding 6 months;
  2. (2) for that period he will maintain and accommodate himself and any dependants, or will, with any dependants, be maintained and accommodated adequately by friends or relatives without working or having recourse to public funds; and
  3. (3) he can meet the cost of his return or onward journey. See also OCCUPIER'S LIABILITY.
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In changing her seat to the piano-stool, so as to be nearer her visitor, she brushed down some loose music, which Whiskey Dick hastened to pick up.
Emma allowed her father to talkbut supplied her visitors in a much more satisfactory style, and on the present evening had particular pleasure in sending them away happy.
These two went away first, to receive the visitors.
I might not always be content with that answer," replied the visitor, "for I come from one to whom everyone must be at home.
Their visitors stayed with them above half-an-hour; and when they arose to depart, Mr.
In the afternoon several young girls of Marlott, former schoolfellows and acquaintances of Tess, called to see her, arriving dressed in their best starched and ironed, as became visitors to a person who had made a transcendent conquest (as they supposed), and sat round the room looking at her with great curiosity.
At last, however, on the repeated positive assurance that he really was Prince Muishkin, and must absolutely see the general on business, the bewildered domestic showed him into a little ante-chamber leading to a waiting-room that adjoined the general's study, there handing him over to another servant, whose duty it was to be in this ante-chamber all the morning, and announce visitors to the general.
As the visitors entered the enclosure the Wizard let the door swing back into place, and at once the line of soldiers tumbled over, fell flat upon their backs, and lay fluttering upon the ground.
The servant told him we saw no visitors, and he went away, without leaving his name.
If any visitors come before the time," Hardyman said to his servant, "tell them I am engaged at the stables.
And my, how they did stare when the High Chamberlain threw open the doors and the visitors entered the Throne-Room!
Madam," said the Superb High Chairman, "we have no objection to visitors if they will pledge themselves not to publish anything they hear.