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boarding housenoun [C]

uk   us   (US also rooming house)
a ​privatehouse where you can ​pay to ​stay and ​receivemeals
(Definition of boarding house from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"boarding house" in American English

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boarding housenoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɔr·dɪŋ ˌhɑʊs, ˈboʊr-/ (plural boarding houses)
a ​private house that a ​personpays to ​stay in and ​receivemeals
(Definition of boarding house from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “boarding house”
in Chinese (Simplified) 寄宿住房(指提供膳食的私人住房)…
in Turkish pansiyon…
in Russian пансион…
in Chinese (Traditional) 寄宿住房(指提供膳食的私人住房)…
in Polish pensjonat…
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