room and board


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room and board

One's meals and accommodation, or the cost thereof. An au pair typically provides free childcare in exchange for room and board in a foreign country. The company is willing you pay for your room and board while you work overseas.
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room and board

food to eat and a place to live; the cost of food and lodging. That college charges too much for room and board. How much is your room and board?
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room and board

Lodging and meals, as in The university's price for room and board has increased by another 10 percent. [Mid-1900s]
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