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waiting room

noun

Simple Definition of waiting room

  • : a room in a hospital, doctor's office, train station, etc., where people can sit down and wait

Full Definition of waiting room

  1. :  a room (as in a doctor's office) for the use of persons (as patients) who are waiting


WAITING ROOM Defined for Kids

waiting room

noun

Definition of waiting room

  1. :  a room (as in a station or an office) for the use of people waiting




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