Translation of dormitory in Spanish:

dormitory

Pronunciation: /ˈdɔːrmətɔːri; ˈdɔːmɪtəri/

n (plural -ries)

  • 1.1 (in school, hostel) dormitorio (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) dormitory town/suburb (British English/inglés británico) ciudad (f)/barrio (m) dormitorio
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    • Before mass started, the First Lady toured the school and saw her former class room and the dormitory where she used to sleep.
    • Inmates sleep in either bedrooms or dormitories and there is no lock down at night.
    • In 1879 another wing was added to the school with extra dormitories and classrooms.
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    • Players hang out together and reside in college campus dormitories.
    • Two weeks later I was living in a dormitory at the University, dating fraternity boys and trying to figure out why I hated it so much.
    • Reducing environmental noise while one is trying to sleep can be particularly challenging - especially in university dormitories.
    1.2 (students' residence) (American English/inglés norteamericano) residencia (f) de estudiantes, colegio (m) mayor (Spain/España)

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