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lounge in Buildings topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishloungelounge1 /laʊndʒ/ ●●○ S3 noun [countable]  1 TBBTTAa waiting room at an airport the departure lounge2 DLa public room in a hotel or other building, that is used by many people as a place to relax the television lounge3 British EnglishDHH the main room in a house where people relax, watch television etc syn living room4 British EnglishDFDDL a lounge bar5 American English a cocktail bar cocktail lounge, sun lounge
Examples from the Corpus
loungeThe origins of the hotel are also apparent in the impressive entrance hall, cocktail bar and lounge.They oversee the hotels' restaurants, cocktail lounges, and banquet facilities.the airport's departure loungeThe car itself had the look of a narrow lounge in a posh London pub.There's no dining room or lounge, but guests can have a self-service breakfast for £2.50.They brought him magazines from the staff lounge and extra cigarettes.In the lounge Lord Beddington was taking a short rest after the exigencies of luncheon.What use would it have been if I had gone into the lounge without something like that?departure loungeMoments before boarding I caught a glimpse of a television set in the departure lounge.