Meaning of “operating room” in the English Dictionary

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"operating room" in British English

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operating roomnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɒp.ər.eɪ.tɪŋ ˌruːm/ us /ˈɑː.pə.reɪ.t̬ɪŋ ˌruːm/ US UK operating theatre

a special room in which people are operated on in a hospital

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

"operating room" in American English

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operating roomnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑp·əˌreɪ·tɪŋ ˌrum, ˌrʊm/ abbreviation OR

(Definition of “operating room” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)