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    The meaning of “are welcome”

    What is the meaning of are welcomein the following sentence:

    Disabled visitors are welcome; there is good wheelchair access to most facilities.

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    Re: The meaning of “are welcome”

    Did you try looking in a dictionary?

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    Re: The meaning of “are welcome”

    Hi,

    It means that, because most facilities have good wheelchair access, disabled visitors don't have to refrain from visiting.

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    charliedeut.

    PS: I guess the phrase "are welcome" is a fixed structure in touristic brochures. Of course, all visitors "are welcome", that's why resorts/museums/restaurants/fun parks etc. are opened . If they did not welcome visitors, theyu would have to close shortly after opening.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: The meaning of “are welcome”

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    It means that, because most facilities have good wheelchair access, disabled visitors don't have to refrain from visiting.
    It means a little more than that. See the definition in the link in my last post.

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