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vestibulenoun [C]

 us   /ˈves·təˌbjul/
a ​room just inside a ​house or ​building, through which you ​enter the ​building: In the school’s vestibule is a ​signreading, "Enter here and ​find a ​friend." You can ​hangyourcoat in the vestibule.
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vestibulenoun [C]

uk   /ˈves.tɪ.bjuːl/  us   /ˈves.tə.bjuːl/
formal a ​smallroom just inside the ​outerdoor of a ​publicbuilding where you can ​leaveyourcoat, etc.: I'll ​wait for you in the vestibule.
US a ​smallclosedarea on the ​front of a ​house
Synonym
specialized medical an ​emptyspace in the ​body that is an ​entrance to a ​passage or another ​space: the ​nasal vestibule
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