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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcarrelcar‧rel /ˈkærəl/ noun [countable]  SECa small enclosed desk for one person to use in a library
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carrelBénezet slipped into a carrel as near as he could approach unnoticed, and made himself invisible in the shadows.The higher rate includes the privilege of reserving screening carrels in advance.The central area of the Library offers facilities for private study; around the perimeter several carrels provide even greater privacy.It looked like the carrel of an overworked divinity student.He locked the door and went back to the carrel.He went back to the carrel, seized his pen and continued to write out everything he knew.
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