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1A set of coordinating furniture for a bedroom.‘a four-piece satinwood bedroom suite’
- ‘The Shaker-style bedside table was part of a matching bedroom suite which had been a wedding gift from her parents.’
- ‘Naturally, you still need a bed and lots of drawer space, but no longer need all of these be from the same matched bedroom suite.’
- ‘The savings start with the stacks of maple and oak boards, waiting to become bedroom suites on the floor of the old plant in Galax.’
- ‘In addition to the contents of the home that she brought to this relationship, she retained the bedroom suite and the diamond engagement ring.’
- ‘Perhaps the finest Abernathy furniture in the collection is a three-piece Renaissance Revival bedroom suite.’
- ‘If I win I will spend the money on a new bedroom suite for Emma.’
- ‘The company supplies a range of study furniture, dining and bedroom suites, cabinets, and occasional pieces.’
- ‘We also ordered a bedroom suite as we haven't got anywhere to hang any clothes yet.’
- ‘A star attraction was a bedroom suite designed by Royal furniture maker David Linley.’
- ‘A beech tree behind the Gaelic College was specifically selected for a bespoke bedroom suite.’
2A bedroom with one or more adjoining rooms, typically including a bathroom.‘two bedroom suites with dressing and shower rooms’
- ‘In addition to the restaurant, the hotel has six bedroom suites that, quite simply, you won't want to leave.’
- ‘Stay in a bedroom suite here and you'll awake to a view stretching to the Outer Hebrides.’
- ‘The site will be developed as a holiday village, incorporating a new bedroom wing with 127 two- and three-bedroom suites.’
- ‘A building to the north will contain two bedroom suites, intended for graduate students and their dependants.’
- ‘She spread a stack of resumes on the floor in her downstairs bedroom suite to work the phone for new recruits.’
- ‘The living areas and master bedroom suite are spacious and bright, with extensive glazed areas and light oak floors.’
- ‘On the first floor, the house has a master bedroom suite which includes a dressing room and adjoining spa bathroom.’
- ‘The dilapidated villa has eight bedroom suites, tennis courts, pools and 20 acres of parkland.’
- ‘Under the current plan, the facade will remain undisturbed and the insides will be incorporated mostly into master bedroom suites for a few of the condos.’
- ‘Each bedroom suite - Sultan, Pasha, Toucan and Palm - has its own dressing room, bathroom and verandah or balcony.’
- ‘The property has five full bedroom suites with a separate guest suite and maid's quarters.’
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