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He opens the top drawer of the freezer compartment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Their basic relationship goes into one emotional compartment and flings in another. The Sun (2012) Secret compartments and a false floor hid the biblical contraband. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We were sat in a small compartment apparently reserved for northern businessmen and their secretaries. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The openings which lead from one compartment to the next will be the linking element. The Education of a Gardener (1994)US-style means having the fridge and freezer compartments side by side instead of the one section above the other. The Sun (2013)The car also has 22 handy storage compartments dotted around the cabin. The Sun (2012)When she said yes, he took a ring out of a secret compartment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They had been exploring the vessel in 2007 when they entered a small compartment through a hatch. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We are promised secret compartments. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I don't want any secret compartments or deep pockets either. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But I slept with my tapes in secret compartments. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He established himself in a corner of a first-class compartment, his back comfortably towards the engine. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He goes from one compartment to the next, to the next, to the next. Christianity Today (2000)That small room, just large enough to walk into, was almost a secret compartment. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Boot space with the rear seats in place isn't brilliant, although there is a handy underfloor storage compartment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The only other passengers in the first-class compartment were two security guards and a dozen paintings on loan from the Louvre. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If there is extreme weather, they will drop a sea anchor, retire to airtight compartments and ride out the storm. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The big story this year is not how fast the gravy train keeps rolling, but who is occupying the first-class compartment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Buckingham Palace is thought to have booked all dozen seats in the rear first-class compartment to ensure that the couple were undisturbed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Same interior - except for the buttons to open and close the roof - and a couple fewer storage compartments behind the rear seats. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'compartment'
British English: compartment /kəmˈpɑːtmənt/ NOUN
A compartment is one of the separate sections of a railway carriage.
The fire started in the baggage compartment.
- American English: compartment
- Arabic: مَقْصُورَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: compartimento
- Chinese: 车厢
- Croatian: odjeljak
- Czech: kupé ve vlaku
- Danish: kupé
- Dutch: compartiment
- European Spanish: compartimento
- Finnish: osasto
- French: compartiment
- German: Abteil
- Greek: διαμέρισμα
- Italian: compartimento
- Japanese: コンパートメント
- Korean: 칸막이
- Norwegian: seksjon
- Polish: przedział
- European Portuguese: compartimento
- Romanian: compartiment
- Russian: отделение
- Spanish: compartimento
- Swedish: avdelning
- Thai: ห้องในรถไฟ
- Turkish: kompartıman
- Ukrainian: купе
- Vietnamese: toa tàu hỏa
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