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I searched for synonyms of workroom but dict.cc just offers working room or study room. I think working room is inadequate for avoiding repetitions, because it is pretty much the same and I suspect that study room is not really the same as a workroom?!

Additionally I was really disappointed by oxforddictionaries.com not finding a single synonym for workroom.

Any suggestions?

I have several places in my text where workrooms are mentioned. The text is about the distribution (or better allocation?) of workrooms to the staff of a university.

Edit: Please feel free to correct any mistakes in my text above as I am highly interested in learning english as well as possible (:

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    Can you offer any details whatsoever on what you're trying to say? Diction and word choice rely primarily on context, and you have provided none. "Workroom" is a very generic word that really doesn't mean anything outside of context, because all jobs require different tools to be done; some don't need any. It is designed to be generic, since it is just a compound noun of two nouns that are themselves not very descriptive. It seems like you're looking for a different word?
    – Crazy Eyes
    Oct 19, 2015 at 17:01

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From google search:

WORKSHOP

  1. : workroom.

From dictionary.com:

  1. a room, group of rooms, or building in which work, especially mechanical work, is carried on.
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I'm not certain on the exact setting of your "workrooms", so pay close attention to the definitions.


You might consider:

  • study (without "room")

a room used or designed for reading, writing, or academic work

This is usually a room within somebody's house.

  • common room

chiefly Brit. a room in a school or college for use of students or staff outside teaching hours.

This is also a relaxation area, it's not specifically designed for work.

  • office

a room, set of rooms, or building used as a place of business for non-manual work

This can also refer to a specific room inside somebody's house.

  • lab or laboratory

Depending on the setting, this might be suitable. While I was at university studying computer science, we often did our work in the "computer lab", but it's worth noting that I can't find a definition to match.

  • workstation, also simply station

1 a desktop computer terminal, typically networked and more powerful than a personal computer.
2 an area where work of a particular nature is carried out, such as a specific location on an assembly line.

This tends to refer to a small working space. It might be a single desk in a larger work room.


These definitions were taken from Apple's built-in dictionary on Mac. I'm not sure how to reference them.

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