Definition of stairwell in English:

stairwell

Syllabification: stair·well
Pronunciation: /ˈsterˌwel
 
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noun

A shaft in a building in which a staircase is built.
More example sentences
  • Make sure all your window wells and stairwells have raised lips around their edges to prevent water in the yard from flowing into the well during a downpour.
  • Three fire-protected stairwells in the building provide the opportunity for smaller rentable units.
  • On the first floor three two bedroom units will be built around a central stairwell and lift shaft.

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