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dormitorynoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɔr·məˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/ (short form dorm,  /dɔrm/ )
a ​largeroom or ​buildingcontaining many ​beds, esp. in a ​college or ​boardingschool
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dormitorynoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɔː.mɪ.tər.i/  us   /ˈdɔːr.mə.tɔːr.i/ (informal dorm )
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dormitorynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdɔːmɪtəri/ (plural dormitories)
an ​area near a town or city where many ​people who ​work in the town or city ​live: We were ​determined to ​build not just dormitories but ​communities.
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