waiting room

noun
a room for the use of persons waiting, as in a railroad station or a physician's office.

Origin:
1675–85

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waiting room
 
n
a room in which people may wait, as at a railway station, doctor's or dentist's office, etc

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Example sentences
The waiting room was always full and the office smelled strongly of rubbing
  alcohol.
Meanwhile, two emergency medical technicians wheel an injured patient on a
  gurney into the hallway of a packed waiting room.
In our old building, everything was jumbled together, and my office actually
  opened onto a waiting room.
Inside was a small waiting room with a row of chairs and a door unlockable only
  by security code.
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