room and board
noun Date: 1955 lodging and food usually furnished for a set price or as part of wages

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  • room and board — {n. phr.} A room for rent with meals included. * /A room alone in that country costs only $10 a day, but room and board together run $22 a day./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • room and board — {n. phr.} A room for rent with meals included. * /A room alone in that country costs only $10 a day, but room and board together run $22 a day./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • room and board — noun uncount an arrangement where you have a room to sleep in and meals are also provided for you: She pays $140 per week for room and board …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • room and board — n [U] a room to sleep in, with food provided ▪ You ll receive free room and board with the job …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Room and board — describes a situation where, in exchange for money, labor or other considerations, a person is provided with a place to live as well as meals on a comprehensive basis. It also occurs in hotel style accommodation for short stays.Two commonly… …   Wikipedia

  • room and board — room′ and board′ n. lodging and meals • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • room and board — n. sleeping accommodations and meals …   English World dictionary

  • room and board — noun : lodging and food usually specifically earned or furnished receives wages plus board and room compare room 4c, board 4c, found * * * lodging and meals. [1950 55] * * * room and board UK US noun [uncountable] mainly american bed and board …   Useful english dictionary

  • room\ and\ board — n. phr. A room for rent with meals included. A room alone in that country costs only $10 a day, but room and board together run $22 a day …   Словарь американских идиом

  • room and board — noun (U) AmE a room to sleep in and food: I pay $1200 a quarter for room and board …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • room and board — noun A place of lodging with daily meals, usually provided in return for rent or other considerations. In return for the work Sanderson was allowed an attic room and board at the Nelson cottage …   Wiktionary

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