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Definition of corridor noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈkɔrədər//
    , NAmE//ˈkɑrəˌdɔr//
    , NAmE//ˈkɑrədər//
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  1. 1(also hallway) a long narrow passage in a building, with doors that open into rooms on either side His room is along the corridor.
  2. 2a passage on a train
  3. 3a long narrow strip of land belonging to one country that passes through the land of another country; a part of the sky over a country that planes, for example from another country, can fly through see also air corridor
  4. 4a long narrow strip of land that follows the course of an important road or river the technology industry in the Route 128 corridor
  5. Idioms
    the corridors of power (sometimes humorous)
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    the higher levels of government, where important decisions are made
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