Definition of staffroom in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstɑːfruːm/
Pronunciation: /ˈstɑːfrʊm/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


chiefly British
A common room for teachers in a school or college.
Example sentences
  • The extension consists of two new classrooms, a library/computer room, a new staffroom, learning support teacher's room and a state of the art gym.
  • Flexible working and part-time working is only available to those who can afford it - I couldn't and, when asking around the staffroom, none of the male teachers could.
  • I had to send the class's assignments to the teacher's desk in the staffroom which is all the way in the other building.

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