school·​room | \ ˈskül-ˌrüm How to pronounce schoolroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

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Globally, their teams in Asia, Africa, and Latin America have provided more than 1 million people with clean water, built 1,000 schools and schoolrooms overseas, and empowered more than 200,000 children with access to education. Good Housekeeping, "The Good Housekeeping Humanitarian Seal," 4 Aug. 2017 Both Garcia and Buesa have also taken part in meetings and shared the testimony of their respective fathers’ assassinations in schoolrooms. Washington Post, "Basque survivors warn against forgetting ETA’s violence," 5 May 2018 Proceeds from the luncheon will help to support the Weymouth School museum, so that current and future visitors can see how a schoolroom looked early in the 20th century. Mary Jane Brewer,, "Weymouth Preservation Society in Medina explores Victorian mourning customs during fundraiser luncheon," 16 Apr. 2018 The better sketches of the night (like the one set in a schoolroom) favored the ensemble, giving every actor involved a chance to shine. David Sims, The Atlantic, "Consider the 'Diner Lobster'," 17 Apr. 2018 The dropped ceiling and florescent lights have been removed and replaced with reproduction schoolroom lights, the hardwood floors have been refinished and new energy-efficient windows have been installed. Mary Jane Brewer,, "Weymouth Preservation Society in Medina explores Victorian mourning customs during fundraiser luncheon," 16 Apr. 2018 The interview, in a schoolroom in a small village in western France, came hours ahead of a new round of train worker strikes. Sylvie Corbet,, "Despite protests, Macron vows to press on, reform France’s economy," 12 Apr. 2018 On Fifth Avenue, the entire 11th floor was devoted to employee health and welfare, from the hospital to various medical and dental clinics, a roof garden, gymnasium, a schoolroom for boys and girls and an employee restaurant. Ralph Blumenthal And Sandra Roff, New York Times, "Attention 1916 Shoppers: The Doctor Is In," 4 Mar. 2018 For the schoolroom scenes, two simple panels were pulled in front of it. Heidi Waleson, WSJ, "‘The House Without a Christmas Tree’ Review: A Temporary Home for the Holidays," 4 Dec. 2017

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1752, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of schoolroom

: a room where classes meet in a school


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