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common room

Chiefly Brit a sitting room in schools, colleges, etc., for the relaxation of students or staff

common room

1.A room or lounge for the informal use of all members of a college.
2. A room or lounge for the use of the patrons of an inn.
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Mrs Peeling said the manager had taken to locking the common room after one resident held a 75th birthday party in the area without telling her.
According to a press release, a common room has been built which was inaugurated by Inspector General Mushtaq Sukhera.
Council president Lizzie Pearson said: "The college's new facilities are having a fantastic effect on students and it will be great to have a refurbished common room to socialise in.
Student mentor Natalie Cain said: "The funding has allowed the students to create a brickwork common room to enhance the learning experience for themselves and other brickwork students.
The house sustained water and smoke damage, in addition to the fire damage in the common room, the chief said.
The freshmen were called into the common room and lined up with their heads down.
It meant a lot to us that his memory was on display in the sixth form common room.
The school, which dates back to 1876 and has been on its present site since 1962, also plans to put four classrooms designed for sixth form subjects in the old common room.
Summary: The American University of Beirut (AUB) inaugurated the Mahmoud Malhas Common Room on Friday in the presence of a host of Lebanese and Jordanian dignitaries.
They also held an 'open mic' session in the common room, allowing students to pop along to sing, while showing off their hair dos.
A common room and terrace on the roof provides a key point for quieter private academic interaction amongst the earth scientists.
Poskanzer Skott Architects integrated the new units with the existing facility by creating a new lobby, common room and additional parking.