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adverb & adjective
As a boarder or lodger in a small hotel or private house.
- ‘Hotels usually allow a reduction on the same en pension rate for children according to age.’
- ‘Full en pension terms are available to guests staying at the same establishment for at least three to five days.’
French (see pension).
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