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SRO

1.
single-room occupancy.
2.
standing room only.
Also, S.R.O.
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British Dictionary definitions for SRO

SRO

abbreviation
1.
standing room only
2.
(Brit) Statutory Rules and Orders
3.
self-regulatory organization
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Word Origin and History for SRO

1941, initialism for standing room only.

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Slang definitions & phrases for SRO

SRO

noun
  1. Standing room only, usually indicating a full house and a successful production (1890+ Theater)
  2. Single-roomoccupancy residence hotel: They're planning to demolish the SROs on this street (1941+)

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Related Abbreviations for SRO

SRO

  1. self-regulatory organization
  2. single room occupancy
  3. standing room only
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