how to pronounce room /ˈɹum/
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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 noun: Space for something, or to carry out an activity. A particular portion of space. A set of rooms inhabited by someone; one's lodgings. Sufficient space for or to do something. A space between the timbers of a ship's frame. Opportunity or scope (to do something). Place; stead. Place or position in society; office; rank; post, sometimes when vacated by its former occupant. A quantity of Furniture sufficient to furnish one room. Alternative form of roum (“deep blue dye"). An area for working in a coal mine. Bedroom. A separate part of a building, enclosed by walls, a floor and a ceiling. The people in a room. A portion of a cave that is wider than a passage. A IRC or chat room. verb: To assign to a room; to allocate a room to. To reside, especially as a boarder or tenant. adverb: Far; at a distance; wide in space or extent. Off from the wind. adjective: Wide; spacious; roomy. words with pronunciation similar to room words that rhyme with room Did this page help you?