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British English: /ruːm/
, /rʊm/
American English: /rum/
, /rʊm/

Translation of room in German:


  • 1 (in building)
    Zimmer, das
    (esp. without furniture)
    Raum, der
    (large room, for function)
    Saal, der
    leave the room [colloquial]
    (go to lavatory) [colloquial]
  • 2no pl., no indef. art.
    Platz, der
    we have no room for idlers
    für Müßiggänger ist bei uns kein Platz
    give somebody room
    jemandem Platz machen
    give somebody room to do something
    jemandem die Freiheit lassen, etwas zu tun
    room and to spare
    Platz genug
    make room [for somebody/something]
    [jemandem/einer Sache] Platz machen
  • 3 (scope) See examples:there is no room for dispute/doubt about that
    darüber kann es keine Diskussion/keinen Zweifel geben
    there is still room for improvement in his work
    seine Arbeit ist noch verbesserungsfähig
    this did not leave us much room for manoeuvre
    das ließ uns wenig Spielraum

intransitive verb

  • (American English)
    room with somebody (be tenant of)
    bei jemandem wohnen
    (share with)
    mit jemandem zusammenwohnen

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