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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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But next day life returns to normal with many forced to sleep on floors in corridors and common rooms.
There are also common rooms on each floor and an additional larger common room in the basement as well as car parking and bicycle storage space.
Join Sunset home editor kelly Barthelemy for a tour of the home's exciting features, from its ethereal glass stairwell to the top floor's spectacular common rooms and rooftop garden.
The effort will also involve renovating existing faculty offices and common rooms, and constructing additional faculty offices and common rooms that will be placed strategically throughout the school to bring teachers closer to students and foster collaboration among The Chapin School faculty.
If we insist on our rights jt would cost hundreds of thousands of pounds to build Special common rooms.
Trilux recently worked with architects Atkins on a new sixth form block for Woodgreen School in Witney, Oxfordshire, consisting of dining room, common rooms, ICT rooms and offices.
Not surprisingly, considerably more wood is cut during tourist season, to cook meals, heat common rooms, and provide the occasional hot shower that tourists crave after a long day of walking.
Previous works for the same client have included the Lipman Building refurbishment, which involved the addition of a new restaurant and common rooms.
The common rooms and kitchen - recently redesigned by the girls - are shared by all years although one room is set aside solely for Sixth Form use.
Around 10, we ducked into one of the inn's common rooms to regain some warmth.
The foundation stone has been laid for a new sports hall, fitness and well-being suite, dance and drama room, and sixth-form common rooms.
TWO pupils at a Coventry secondary school turned painters and decorators during the half-term holiday after they decided one of the common rooms needed brightening up.