Definition of room and board in English:

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room and board


Lodging and food, typically forming part of someone’s wages or included in some other agreement.
Example sentences
  • Next year, tuition (not including room and board or the activity fee) will increase 6.3 percent.
  • Women, the primary pool for secondary teachers, generally lived on these subsistence wages, supplemented by room and board with a local family.
  • Total costs include tuition, room and board, and estimated costs of books, travel and miscellaneous expenses.

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