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English definition of “water cooler”

water cooler

noun [C] (also water-cooler, watercooler)
 
 
WORKPLACE
a machine that supplies cool water for drinking, usually in an office or other public place: You can add almost a quarter of a mile to your daily walking schedule simply going from desk to water cooler.
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