Definition of 'lavatory'
Example sentences containing 'lavatory'
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One resident was left unattended on a portable lavatory for 40 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The actual ceramic object that you use is a lavatory (or loo). Times, Sunday Times (2016)In another incident bullies threw his shoe into a lavatory bowl and told him:'This is where you live. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sometimes they have not been trained to use the lavatory. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Which is why so many spend the journey snuggled up to the lavatory door. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They want homes with lavatories and bigger rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They turn up beneath your feet in the kitchen and in the lavatory bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Public lavatories should now benefit from a similar renaissance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The portable lavatories were recently taken away. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She would not be hugged or touched and could not use a lavatory. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These contain a utility room and lavatory. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There were bloodstained tissues on the bathroom floor and the lavatory bowl was blocked. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One solution was to build public lavatories in which people sat beside each other and chatted. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Scores of portable lavatories appeared in the night. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Can it use a lavatory and wipe its own bottom? The Sun (2012)Others shut themselves in lavatories and dressing rooms and called police and family pleading for help. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Row upon row of portable lavatories had been buckled by the force of the crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This most typically occurs when using public lavatories and it can affect men or women to varying degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That's in the downstairs lavatory. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The downstairs lavatory is done up in a rich, deep blue that would not be out of place in the Alhambra. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'lavatory'
British English: lavatory /ˈlævətərɪ; -trɪ/ NOUN
A lavatory is a toilet.
...the ladies' lavatory.
- American English: washroom
- Arabic: مٍرْحَاضٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: lavatório
- Chinese: 厕所
- Croatian: toalet
- Czech: toaleta WC
- Danish: toilet
- Dutch: toilet
- European Spanish: retrete
- Finnish: wc
- French: cabinets
- German: Toilette
- Greek: αποχωρητήριο
- Italian: bagno
- Japanese: トイレ
- Korean: 화장실
- Norwegian: toalett
- Polish: umywalnia
- European Portuguese: instalações sanitárias
- Romanian: closet
- Russian: туалет
- Spanish: baño
- Swedish: toalett
- Thai: ห้องน้ำ
- Turkish: tuvalet
- Ukrainian: вбиральня
- Vietnamese: nhà vệ sinh
Definition of lavatory from the Collins English Dictionary
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