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en suite

[ahn sweet] /ɑ̃ ˈswit/
adverb, adjective, French.
in succession; in a series or set. Unabridged
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  • The writer has just completed some very pretty dresser covers for the parlor floor rooms, en suite.

  • There was a dressing-room, a bath-room and a sleeping-room, all en suite.

    Coralie Charlotte M. Braeme
  • As it was en suite with the214 library, which was fitted up in a grave style or character, the contrast was sufficiently pleasing.

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  • Our rooms are en suite, all commanding the sea, and each with two very large plate-glass windows.

  • en suite, with extra Bed Rooms if required; the house is modern, well-furnished, and in the centre of the most fashionable part.

  • A ruin;—windows half broken and boarded up, the handsome steps in front fallen in, and all en suite.

    Letters from the Cape Lady Duff Gordon
  • My rooms are all en suite, and I come and go by a private door and private staircase communicating with my bed-room.

  • This new and elegant hotel contains 490 splendidly furnished rooms, single and en suite, and all modern improvements.

  • en suite je montrerai à monsieur certaines poules d'eau (moorhens) que je connais; fichtre!

    Normandy Picturesque Henry Blackburn
  • She had on a white transparent bonnet, and light muslin dress all en suite.

British Dictionary definitions for en suite

en suite

/ɑ̃ sɥit/
as part of a set; forming a unit: a hotel room with bathroom en suite
Word Origin
C19: literally: in sequence
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for en suite

French, literally "as part of a series or set."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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