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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)
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Dormitory

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

A place, building, or room to sleep in.
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The school has been on the spotlight after over 700 students were sent home two weeks ago over a S4m bank loan borrowed in the past to build a dormitory.On Tuesday, the school's management had summoned several students and their parents over disciplinary issues, with some being sent home.
After viewing the IDPs lives in the dormitory No4, and listening to their requests, First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva said that necessary measures will be taken to improve their living conditions.
Research was designed to find out the prevalence of depression in the female students living in dormitory. The results showed that prevalence of depression was higher among the students.
The building was originally planned as a luxury multifamily property until midway through construction when the sponsorship was approached by the School of Visual Arts, who was in need of dormitory space.
The 20-year-old Chinese manager was said to have worn a pink skirt under a black abaya and applied make-up to look like a woman when he accompanied his Chinese girlfriend to her dormitory on a Friday night in June.
The university does not have a dormitory, but the building was allocated to the Yiyk Ata-Jurt Fund.
Students currently residing in the dormitory are campaigning for improvements.
WORCESTER -- The fate of two single-family houses in the Highland Street area that had been eyed for conversion to a college dormitory remains uncertain.
The terrorists have tried everything to prevent students from going to schools and universities, including targeting the dormitory of al-Baath University of Homs, which has affected for a while the teaching process for the students who come from other provinces and even countries.
The company is making efforts to enhance sales and reduce costs in the dormitory, resort hotel, and business hotel businesses, and JCR considers that the company can secure a certain level of profit.
Phase one will include a 41,189-square-foot, 240-bed dormitory, a 3,415-square-foot addition and a 4,300-square-foot recreation center.
KAMPALA: Nineteen children and two adults were burned to death when an overnight fire engulfed their dormitory near the Ugandan capital.