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Meaning of “sitting room” in the English Dictionary

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sitting roomnoun [C]

uk   us   UK or US old-fashioned
A2 a living room

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(Definition of sitting room from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sitting room”
in Arabic غُرْفة الجُلوس…
in Korean 거실…
in Portuguese sala de estar…
in Catalan sala d’estar…
in Japanese 居間, リビングルーム…
in Chinese (Simplified) 起居室,客厅…
in Turkish oturma odası…
in Russian гостиная…
in Chinese (Traditional) 起居室,客廳…
in Italian soggiorno…
in Polish salon…
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