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Rooms in theatres, restaurants and other public buildings

apartment

noun

a set of large rooms with expensive decorations and furniture, kept for a special purpose or used by someone important

auditorium

noun

a large room or building used for meetings, lectures, or public performances

ballroom

noun

a very large room used for dancing

banqueting hall

noun

a very large room used for banquets

bar

noun

a room in a pub

bathroom

noun

a room containing a bath or shower, a washbasin, and often a toilet

bathroom

noun

a room with a toilet in it

chamber

noun

a large room in a public building, especially one used for meetings

cloakroom

noun

a room in a theatre, restaurant etc where people can leave their coats

cloakroom

noun

a room with toilets in a theatre, restaurant etc. People sometimes use this word because they think it is more polite than ‘toilet’. The usual American word is restroom.

clubhouse

noun

a room used by a sports team for changing their clothes and storing their equipment

coat check

noun

a cloakroom in a public place such as a theatre

comfort station

noun

a room in a public building containing a toilet

concourse

noun

a large area in an airport or railway station, or in front of a public building, where people can walk

convenience

noun

a public toilet

departure lounge

noun

a large room in an airport where you sit and wait before going onto a plane

double

noun

a double room

facility

noun

something such as a room or piece of equipment that is provided at a place for people to use

facility

noun

an area or building used for a particular purpose

family room

noun

a room in a pub (=a place that serves alcoholic drinks) in the UK that children are allowed into

fitting room

noun

a room in a clothes shop where you can put on clothes before you buy them

front desk

noun

the place inside the main entrance of a building where you go when you arrive or go to get information

function room

noun

a room in a hotel, pub, sports centre etc that is used for parties, meetings etc

the gents

noun

the men’s toilet in a public place

green room

noun

a room where performers can relax in a theatre or television studio

gym

noun

a large hall or room with special equipment for doing physical exercises

gymnasium

noun

a large hall or room with special equipment for doing physical exercises

hall

noun

a large room used for meetings, concerts, or other public events

john

noun

the room where a toilet is

the Ladies

noun

a room with a toilet for women in a restaurant, hotel etc. A toilet for men is called the Gents.

ladies room

noun

a room with a toilet for women in a public place

laundry

noun

a room or building where clothes are washed and ironed, for example in a hospital

lavatory

noun

a room with a toilet and a sink, especially on a plane

lobby

noun

the area just inside the entrance to a hotel, theatre, or other large building

locker room

noun

a room with lockers in a large building such as a factory or sports hall

lodge

noun

a small room at the entrance to a building such as a university, used by the person who lets people in and out

loo

noun

a toilet, or a room that contains a toilet

lost-and-found

noun

the place where lost property is kept

lost property

noun

a room where possessions that people have accidentally left in a public place are kept until the owners come to get them

lounge

noun

a room or area in a place such as an airport where people can sit and wait

lounge

noun

a public room in a place such as a hotel, university, or hospital where people can sit and relax

lounge bar

noun

a room in a pub that is more comfortable and usually more expensive than the public bar

men’s room

noun

a men’s toilet in a public place

morning room

noun

a room where people eat breakfast

office

noun

a room or building where you go for a particular service

plunge pool

noun

a small deep pool of cold water, used especially after a sauna

powder room

noun

a women’s toilet in a public building

public bar

noun

a room in a pub where the drinks are cheaper than they are in the lounge bar and the furniture is not as nice

pump room

noun

a room at a spa where you can drink natural water for your health

reception

noun

the part of a large building such as a hotel or office where there is someone whose job is to welcome visitors, deal with questions etc

reception

noun

the area in front of this

recreation room

noun

a room in a public building where people can relax, play games, or watch television

restroom

noun

a room with a toilet in it, especially in a public building

saloon bar

noun

a separate comfortable room in a pub where you can buy and drink alcoholic drinks

sauna

noun

a small hot wooden room that people sit in in order to sweat (=produce water from their skin)

sauna

noun

a period of time spent in a sauna

showroom

noun

a large room where you can look at cars or other big things that are for sale

smoking room

noun

a room in an office, factory etc where people are allowed to smoke

snug

noun

a small room in a pub

solarium

noun

a room with large areas of glass to allow the sun to shine in

stall

noun

a small room for a shower or a toilet. The British word is cubicle.

theatre

noun

a building, room, or outside area used for performing plays

toilet

noun

a room in a house or public building that contains a toilet. The usual American word is bathroom

transit lounge

noun

a room in an international airport where passengers can wait for their flight to another country

urinal

noun

a toilet fixed on a wall for men to use in a public building, or a room containing several toilets of this type

waiting room

noun

a room where people wait for something, for example a train or an opportunity to see a doctor

washroom

noun

a polite word for a toilet in a restaurant, hotel, or other public place

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