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waiting room

noun [C] uk   us  
a room in a place where people can sit and rest while waiting, as in a railway station or a doctor's office
Translations of “waiting room”
in Korean 대기실…
in Arabic غُرْفة الانْتِظار…
in Portuguese sala de espera…
in Catalan sala d’espera…
in Japanese 待合室…
in Italian sala d’attesa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 等候室, 候車室, 候診室…
in Russian зал ожидания, приемная…
in Turkish bekleme salonu/odası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 等候室, 候车室, 候诊室…
in Polish poczekalnia…
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