Meaning of “boarder” in the English Dictionary

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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 school holidays

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a person who pays to stay and receive meals in someone else's house

(Definition of “boarder” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"boarder" in American English

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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)