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roll·a·way

 (rōl′ə-wā′)
adj.
Set on rollers or casters for easy moving and storing: a rollaway bed.
n.
A piece of rollaway furniture.
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rollaway

(ˈrəʊləˌweɪ)
n
(modifier) mounted on rollers so as to be easily moved, esp to be stored away after use
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roll•a•way

(ˈroʊl əˌweɪ)

adj.
1. designed to be rolled away when not in use: a rollaway bed.
n.
2. a rollaway piece of furniture, esp. a bed.
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Translations

rollaway

[ˈrəʊləweɪ] N (US) (also rollaway bed) → cama f desmontable or abatible (sobre ruedas)
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