vis·​it·​ing | \ ˈvi-zə-tiŋ How to pronounce visiting (audio) , ˈviz-tiŋ \

Definition of visiting

1 : invited to join or attend an institution (such as a university) for a limited time a visiting professor a visiting fellow
2 : playing on an opponent's grounds the visiting team

Examples of visiting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While most New Mexicans know about the plague, for those new or visiting, public health campaigns and education are key. Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, "You could get the plague (but probably won’t)," 10 May 2019 But there are no headstones, no eulogies and no regular visiting hours. CBS News, "NYC island used to bury unclaimed coronavirus victims has long history of "stories that are not told"," 13 Apr. 2020 In his report, Liu mentioned that UMass Boston’s $8,000 fee for its international visiting scholars might also be a hurdle because the Chinese agency didn’t have a precedent for paying fees, according to court documents., "The University of Massachusetts Boston was one of seven campuses nationwide targeted by a Chinese government official in a visa fraud scheme aimed at bringing foreign government recruiters to the United States under the guise of visiting research scholars, according to court documents.," 26 Sep. 2019 But Tomball Memorial made enough free throws to hold off the visiting team. Al Montano, Houston Chronicle, "Girls basketball: Tomball Memorial holds off Cy Springs in 14-6A matchup," 15 Jan. 2020 But an organization upping its home-field advantage through technology unavailable to the visiting team is another matter entirely. Kevin Sherrington, Dallas News, "Astros’ cheating scandal could have been avoided completely if AJ Hinch had only done his job as manager," 13 Jan. 2020 But an increase in flu activity led Indianapolis-area hospitals to impose temporary visiting restrictions beginning Dec. 20, meaning patients' only visitors can be immediate family members over the age of 18. Holly V. Hays, Indianapolis Star, "Patients ages 4 to 38 bond while awaiting heart transplants at Riley Children's Hospital," 25 Dec. 2019 This is the first time the visiting team has won each of the first six World Series games. Eliott C. Mclaughlin, CNN, "World Series: Washington Nationals force Game 7 with another road win," 29 Oct. 2019 Ohio’s administrative code allows attorney visitation during regular visiting hours, or with one-day advance notice on evenings or weekends. Courtney Astolfi, cleveland, "Limitations on attorney access for Cuyahoga County jail inmates a ‘constitutional violation,’ public defender says," 29 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of visiting

1949, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of visiting was in 1949

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8 Sep 2020

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“Visiting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of visiting

used to describe someone (such as a teacher) who goes to work for a limited time at a different school, college, etc.
sports : playing on the field or court of an opponent

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