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room and board

noun [U] uk   US ( UK board and lodging, bed and board) us  
the meals and room that are provided when someone pays to stay somewhere, for example when working or studying away from home
Translations of “room and board”
in Chinese (Traditional) 伙食和住宿,食宿…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伙食和住宿,食宿…
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