how to pronounce room


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room is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of room in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… if it has the room to expand that means …”

meanings of room


  1. Space for something, or to carry out an activity.
  2. A particular portion of space.
  3. A set of rooms inhabited by someone; one's lodgings.
  4. Sufficient space for or to do something.
  5. A space between the timbers of a ship's frame.
  6. Opportunity or scope (to do something).
  7. Place; stead.
  8. Place or position in society; office; rank; post, sometimes when vacated by its former occupant.
  9. A quantity of Furniture sufficient to furnish one room.
  10. Alternative form of roum (“deep blue dye").
  11. An area for working in a coal mine.
  12. Bedroom.
  13. A separate part of a building, enclosed by walls, a floor and a ceiling.
  14. The people in a room.
  15. A portion of a cave that is wider than a passage.
  16. A IRC or chat room.


  1. To assign to a room; to allocate a room to.
  2. To reside, especially as a boarder or tenant.


  1. Far; at a distance; wide in space or extent.
  2. Off from the wind.


  1. Wide; spacious; roomy.

room frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word room occurs in english on average 370.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics room can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that room can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to room


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