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anteroom

a room giving entrance to a larger room, often used as a waiting room

anteroom

A room adjacent to a larger, more important one; frequently used as a waiting area.
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While they were waiting in the anteroom there entered from another apartment a young man uniformed similarly to the others with the exception that upon his head was a fillet of gold, in the front of which a single parrot feather rose erectly above his forehead.
And he rushed towards his anteroom, without any longer heeding Rosa, whom he left in his cabinet.
Scarcely had he reached his anteroom when he cried out aloud on seeing his staircase invaded, up to the very landing-place, by the multitude, which was accompanying, or rather following, a young man, simply clad in a violet-coloured velvet, embroidered with silver; who, with a certain aristocratic slowness, ascended the white stone steps of the house.
There was a glass over the mantel-piece in the anteroom.
He raised the curtains leading into a small anteroom, and turned up the electric light.
Tenders are invited for estimate for providing water proofing treatment over spf staff room and rc building 204 & 207 anterooms and galvalume sheet over the shed in front of govt.
A 100-work retrospective, with anterooms of drawings and a good deal of bustle, isn't necessarily the best way to appreciate Martin's gifts.
This new special isolation unit at Texas Children's will incorporate all of the latest scientific and technological approaches to biocontainment, including negative air pressure, laminar air flow, high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration, separate ventilation, anterooms, biosafety cabinets, a point-of-care laboratory, special security access, autoclaves and incinerators.
Cipriano said she understands the guidance will also include a call for anterooms, apart from the patient room, where protective equipment must be put on and taken off.
Everyone waited for Rifleman Procter, but the modest hero had crept into the building long before time and waited in one of the anterooms for the ceremony to begin.
Highclere was used as a hospital in WWI and one of the anterooms had been decked out as a ward and a surgery with a display of nursing equipment, surgical instruments, original photographs and documents, some grenades - and a German soldier standing guard

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