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"boarder" in British English

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boardernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɔː.dər/  us   /ˈbɔːr.dɚ/
a ​student at a ​school who ​sleeps and ​eats there and only goes ​home during ​schoolholidays
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a ​person who ​pays to ​stay and ​receivemeals in someone else's ​house
(Definition of boarder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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boardernoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɔrd·ər, ˈboʊrd-/
someone who ​pays for a ​place to ​sleep and ​meals in someone else’s ​house
(Definition of boarder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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