Definition of 'corridor'
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Two patients died in one hospital waiting in its corridors, one from a heart attack and the other from an aneurysm. The Sun (2017)He's loyal, knows the corridors of power and is fiercely territorial. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Aid organisations said that the request was'dangerous' and called for safe corridors to be established to allow more than a million civilians to escape. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first troops to enter the building encountered corridors filled with dead and wounded pupils. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Walk the corridors of power and get a real sense of the atmosphere within this unique building. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The starving moose will be lured to these safe corridors by deposits of food. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The set evokes a long angled corridor full of secret doors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We work at the same place and he found me in tears in the corridor one day. The Sun (2016)You go down and down in lifts and along corridors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It could have guaranteed safe corridors for refugees and emergency aid. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Inside there was a long dark corridor. Broken Lives (1993)We are in one of the corridors. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We pass each other endlessly in lifts and in corridors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He turned into the darkness of the long corridor. The Broken God (1993)There was no one in the corridor. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It then uses special corridors and lifts to move around. The Sun (2010)Typically, long corridors give access to a room beyond another room. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When they did, intense flapping ensued in the corridors of power. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If coastal paths are eroded, new ones will be built to maintain the access corridor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I offered only a narrow flight corridor that was far from any sensitive areas. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We were working on a project for elephant corridors: acquiring land to join up fragments of wild habitat. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is the biggest corruption scandal since independence and has sent shockwaves through the nation's corridors of power. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For the first time we heard sounds of gunfire as we made our way to the north of the Serb land corridor. Broken Lives (1993)After its passage along corridors and down flights of stairs, it seemed far too faint to rouse a heavily sleeping man. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Experts said that a land corridor would need to be protected by hundreds, if not thousands, of troops. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When this is completed and all 88 recognised corridors are safe, the elephants will be all right for the foreseeable future. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In this sort of situation, conservationists will normally build wildlife corridors across inhospitable land, making it easier for breeding couples to meet. The Sun (2014)Two more of the advisers' panel also have links to the vast and sprawling body, which craves access to the corridors of power. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'corridor'
British English: corridor /ˈkɒrɪˌdɔː/ NOUN
A corridor is a long passage in a building or train, with rooms on one or both sides.
There were doors on both sides of the corridor.
- American English: corridor
- Arabic: مـَمَرّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: corredor
- Chinese: 走廊
- Croatian: hodnik
- Czech: chodba
- Danish: korridor
- Dutch: gang
- European Spanish: pasillo corredor
- Finnish: käytävä
- French: couloir
- German: Korridor
- Greek: διάδρομος
- Italian: corridoio
- Japanese: 廊下
- Korean: 복도
- Norwegian: korridor
- Polish: korytarz
- European Portuguese: corredor
- Romanian: coridor
- Russian: коридор
- Spanish: corredor pasillo
- Swedish: korridor
- Thai: ทางเดินยาว
- Turkish: koridor
- Ukrainian: коридор
- Vietnamese: hành lang
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