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"bed and breakfast" in British English

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bed and breakfastnoun [C or U]

uk   us   (abbreviation B and B, B & B)
a ​room to ​sleep in for the ​night and a ​morningmeal, or a ​privatehouse or ​smallhoteloffering this: There are several ​bed and ​breakfast places near the ​station. We're ​staying at a ​farm that doesbed and ​breakfast. Can you ​recommend a good ​bed and ​breakfast near Brighton?
(Definition of bed and breakfast from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bed-and-breakfast" in American English

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bed-and-breakfastnoun [C]

 /ˈbed·ənˈbrek·fəst/ (abbreviation B&B)
a ​smallhotel or ​privatehouse that ​rentsrooms and ​provides a ​morningmeal
(Definition of bed-and-breakfast from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bed and breakfast" in Business English

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bed and breakfastnoun

uk   us   (abbreviation B & B, abbreviation B and B)
[U] a ​service that ​provides a ​room to sleep in for the night and a morning ​meal: The ​priceincludes bed and breakfast and ​returnflights. bed and breakfast ​accommodation for 29 ​people.
[C] a ​privatehouse or ​smallhotel that ​offers this ​service: The couple ​run a ​small bed and breakfast in the village.
(Definition of bed and breakfast from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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