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A set of coordinating fittings for a bathroom, typically comprising a bath, washbasin, and toilet:‘the bathroom suite is white and includes a bath with shower attachment’
- ‘Over the 7 years I've been here, I've gradually transformed it from a grim place of brown décor horror (oh, that chocolate bathroom suite!) to match my bright white minimalist style.’
- ‘The turquoise bathroom suite is in perfect working order although it is likely to be modernised by the new owners.’
- ‘Special features include high quality internal and external doors, Shaker-style kitchens, fitted bathroom suites, fireplaces with gas fires as well as security intercoms to electronically controlled entrance gates.’
- ‘Getting all of your other bathroom furnishings to match the shower unit no longer presents a challenge as the polished chrome frame will complement the remaining bathroom suite as well as other colors in the room.’
- ‘The current owners have recently installed a new bathroom suite which includes a power shower.’
- ‘Features such as fully fitted contemporary kitchens, semi-solid wood flooring, fitted wardrobes and fully tiled bathroom suites are standard.’
- ‘They sell anything you will need for DIY from screws to bathroom suites, but their staff don't have the first clue about DIY.’
- ‘The bathroom suite has a shower and a large wall mirror.’
- ‘If it were up to me and I had the money, I'd rip the whole lot out and put in a new bathroom suite.’
- ‘The en suite bathroom is also exceptionally large and is fitted with a cream bathroom suite, including a corner bath, shower, fitted wall mirror and fitted wardrobes.’
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