waiting room Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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waiting roomnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​room in a ​place where ​people can ​sit while ​waiting, as in an ​airport or a doctor's ​office
(Definition of waiting room from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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waiting roomnoun [C]

 us   /ˈweɪ·t̬ɪŋ ˌrum, ˌrʊm/
a room where ​people can ​sit while waiting, as in a ​busstation or a doctor’s ​office
(Definition of waiting room from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “waiting room”
in Arabic غُرْفة الانْتِظار…
in Korean 대기실…
in Portuguese sala de espera…
in Catalan sala d’espera…
in Japanese 待合室…
in Chinese (Simplified) 等候室, 候车室, 候诊室…
in Turkish bekleme salonu/odası…
in Russian зал ожидания, приемная…
in Chinese (Traditional) 等候室, 候車室, 候診室…
in Italian sala d’attesa…
in Polish poczekalnia…
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