Meaning of “double bed” in the English Dictionary

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"double bed" in British English

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double bednoun [ C ]

uk /ˌdʌb.əl ˈbed/ us /ˌdʌb.əl ˈbed/

a bed big enough for two people to sleep in

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

"double bed" in American English

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a bed big enough for two people to sleep in, but smaller than queen-sized

(Definition of “double bed” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)