public convenience


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public convenience

n
a public lavatory, esp one in a public place
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.public convenience - a toilet that is available to the publicpublic convenience - a toilet that is available to the public
facility - something designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience or service; "catering facilities"; "toilet facilities"; "educational facilities"
ladies' room, powder room - a woman's restroom in a public (or semipublic) building
latrine - a public toilet in a military area
men's, men's room - a public toilet for men
john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet, bathroom, can - a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
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public convenience

n (Brit) → gabinetti mpl pubblici
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