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lavatory/ˈlævəˌtori/
British/ˈlævətri/noun
plurallavatories
lavatory
/ˈlævəˌtori/British/ˈlævətri/
noun
plurallavatories
Learner's definition of LAVATORY  
[count]
formal  : a room with a toilet and sink
◊ In U.S. English, lavatory is most often used for a room in an airplane.
It may also be used for a room in other kinds of public places.
In British English, lavatory is most often used for a room in a public place but may also be used for a room in a home.
British  : toilet 1
US, technical  : a bathroom sink
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