Definition of en suite in English:

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en suite

Pronunciation: /ɒn ˈswiːt/

adjective& adverb

1(Of a bathroom) immediately adjoining a bedroom and forming part of the same set of rooms: [as adjective]: all rooms have en-suite facilities [as adverb]: each bedroom has a small bathroom en suite
More example sentences
  • They also have an all-purpose play room full of toys and an ensuite bathroom.
  • There was a good-sized living room, opening on to the small secluded garden; a bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a second bedroom and a second bathroom, and a long but somewhat narrow kitchen.
  • The master bedroom and one other bedroom have en-suite facilities.
1.1 [as adjective] (Of a bedroom) having an en-suite bathroom: there are twenty-five luxurious en-suite bedrooms all rooms are en suite with colour TV
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  • All of the 8 bedrooms are en suite and attractively furnished and we are proud of our use of organic produce throughout the hotel and restaurant.
  • Accommodation comprises four double bedrooms two of which are en suite.
  • Consisting of 30 en-suite rooms, the Lodge is just a short distance from the hospital.


(usually en-suite)
An en-suite bathroom: the en-suite is fully tiled in black and white and has a double shower
More example sentences
  • The bathrooms and en-suites will have ceramic floor and wall tiles while features in the bedrooms will include fitted wardrobes and recessed lighting.
  • Features include gas-fired central heating, timber sash windows, nine foot high ceilings on the ground floor, power showers in the en-suites and recessed lighting in the kitchen.
  • Kitchens and bathrooms have wall and floor tiling and master bedrooms have en suites.


Late 18th century (in the sense 'in agreement or harmony'): from French, literally 'in sequence'.

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