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A '''welcome''' is the friendly [[greeting]] accorded to a [[visitor]].  Traditional welcomes vary from casual to very formal and some societies still prescribe an [[etiquette]] for welcoming others, particularly into one's home. Today, in the West, strangers are generally welcomed with a smile and a handshake; family and friends may be given an embrace or a kiss.  In the East, a welcome generally includes a bow.  
 
A '''welcome''' is the friendly [[greeting]] accorded to a [[visitor]].  Traditional welcomes vary from casual to very formal and some societies still prescribe an [[etiquette]] for welcoming others, particularly into one's home. Today, in the West, strangers are generally welcomed with a smile and a handshake; family and friends may be given an embrace or a kiss.  In the East, a welcome generally includes a bow.  
  
Traditional forms of welcome
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==Traditional forms of welcome==
  
==Africa===
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===Africa===
  
 
===Asia===
 
===Asia===
  
 
===Europe===
 
===Europe===

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A welcome is the friendly greeting accorded to a visitor. Traditional welcomes vary from casual to very formal and some societies still prescribe an etiquette for welcoming others, particularly into one's home. Today, in the West, strangers are generally welcomed with a smile and a handshake; family and friends may be given an embrace or a kiss. In the East, a welcome generally includes a bow.

Traditional forms of welcome

Africa

Asia

Europe