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Definition of shelf room in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The amount of available space on a shelf.
Example sentences
  • Those writing in, for instance, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Gujurati, Bengali, or Kannada have a much tougher time obtaining recognition and shelf room in British bookshops.
  • There were some great ‘vintage’ books available but alas, I do not have enough shelf room for them.
  • My Marilyn books have their own shelf and even though I could desperately use that shelf room for other books as I'm out of room anywhere else, I refuse to compromise the look of it.

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