anteroom

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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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ISO Class 7 buffer rooms and anterooms aren't required for lower-risk hazardous drugs, which are outlined in the USP 797 and 800 standards, but the more conservative approach is best here.
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.
The premise has been decked up with five anterooms where sub- groups will carry out the discussions.
There are also two anterooms with windows looking out onto the lake.
THE TOWNHOUSE at 18 Belgrave Square consisted of 74 living rooms, salons, corridors, servants' pantries, staircases, anterooms, and closets, and in 1866 it was deemed suitable to become the new London residence of the Austrian ambassador.
Instead he provides contiguous, continual spaces, rooms anterooms, and terraces linked by stairs of varying orientation, scale and enclosure.

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