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dormitory

1. US a building, esp at a college or camp, providing living and sleeping accommodation
2. Brit denoting or relating to an area from which most of the residents commute to work (esp in the phrase dormitory suburb)

Dormitory

A multiple-occupancy building which contains a series of sleeping rooms, bathrooms, and common areas.

dormitory

A place, building, or room to sleep in.
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He said random inspections will be conducted starting next week to ensure that listed boarding houses and dormitories are following the safety rules.
company selectively decides on opening new dormitories and hotels, thereby reducing capital investments.
The only drawback is the fact that they are dormitories, but there were only two girls staying last night.
There is also an extensive history of violence in dormitories.
Bills in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, for example, would require the installation of sprinklers in dormitories.
The cult's investment paid off with expedited access to office buildings, dormitories, and other facilities throughout Russia.
In addition, personal interaction between the staff officers and the inmates, combined with direct visual control of the dormitories, creates a sense of openness that helps to ensure a violence-free atmosphere.
The police beat up the leftist and independent demonstrators who try to protect the dormitories in the east, and charge them with the same offenses with which they charge the right-wing instigators of the violence.
Bond proceeds will be used to fund new dormitories and renovations to existing dormitories.
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Pupils of an Embu school spent Sunday night at a bishop's home after a fire gutted several of their dormitories.