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room

noun uk   us   /ruːm/ /rʊm/

room noun (PLACE)

A1 [C] a part of the inside of a building that is separated from other parts by walls, floor, and ceiling: She's waiting for you in the conference room upstairs. She's upstairs in her room (= her private room, where she sleeps).figurative The whole room (= all the people in the room) turned and looked at her. [C] Room is also used as a combining form: a bedroom a bathroom a dining room a living room a hotel room He booked a single/double room (= a room for one person/two people in a hotel).rooms [plural] UK old-fashioned a set of rented rooms, especially in a college or university
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room noun (SPACE)

B1 [U] the amount of space that someone or something needs: That sofa would take up too much room in the flat. James took the books off the little table to make room for the television. He's fainted! Don't crowd him - give him room. Is there (enough/any) room for me in the car? [+ to infinitive] There's hardly room to move in here. [U] opportunity for doing something: I feel the company has little room for manoeuvre.
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  • If we push the table back against the wall, we'll have more room.
  • Come and stay with us - we've got bags of room.
  • Scoot over and make room for your sister.
  • We have no room for shirkers in this office.
  • Shove over, Lena, and make some room for me.

room

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   us   /ruːm/ /rʊm/ US
to rent a room from someone, or share a rented room with someone: At college he rooms with this guy from Nebraska.
(Definition of room from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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