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English definition of “room”

room

noun     /ruːm, rʊm/
[C] a part of the inside of a building that is separated from other parts by walls , floor , and ceiling : a meeting / conference / dining room
[U] opportunity for doing something: room for sth I feel the company has little room for manoeuvre .
rooms [plural] PROPERTY rooms that you rent in a building : He lived in rooms above a shop .
room for improvement used to say that something is not good enough and could be made better : The business is doing well, but there is definitely room for improvement .
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(Definition of room noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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