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American English: /ˌdəbəlˈbʊk/
British English: /dʌbəlˈbʊk/

transitive verb

  • (British) the room had been double-booked
    la habitación había sido reservada para dos personas distintas or por partida doble
    Example sentences
    • I was informed on arrival that my host and her boyfriend in a fine bit of mutual consultation had double-booked the single bed in the spare room (which had belonged to my host as a child).
    • Until, that is, someone called to say their rooms had been inadvertently double-booked.
    • When the rooms were double-booked, the reps would lose theirs, and everyone ended the season completely exhausted.
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