anteroom

[ an-tee-room, -room ]
/ ˈæn tiˌrum, -ˌrʊm /

noun

a room that admits to a larger room.

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Origin of anteroom

First recorded in 1755–65; ante- + room
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British Dictionary definitions for anteroom

anteroom
/ (ˈæntɪˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

noun

a room giving entrance to a larger room, often used as a waiting room
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