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gap

 [countable noun]

a space

a space between two objects or two parts of an object, especially because something is missing
gap in
The neighbors' dog got in through a gap in the hedge.
a gap in the traffic
gap between
the gap between the two rows of seats

rooted

(adjective)
 
deep-rooted also deeply rooted
 
a deep-rooted habit, idea, belief etc is so strong in a person or society that it is very difficult to change or destroy it [↪ deep-seated]:
a deep-rooted suspicion of lawyers

foreground

The foreground is what looks like the closest thing to you. It's in front of everything else in the picture, and it has the most detail. The background is the opposite-- it's the farthest away and has the least amount of detail. Middle-ground is in-between.

background

The foreground is what looks like the closest thing to you. It's in front of everything else in the picture, and it has the most detail. The background is the opposite-- it's the farthest away and has the least amount of detail. Middle-ground is in-between.

middle-ground

The foreground is what looks like the closest thing to you. It's in front of everything else in the picture, and it has the most detail. The background is the opposite-- it's the farthest away and has the least amount of detail. Middle-ground is in-between.

facility

facilities

[plural noun]

rooms, equipment, or services that are provided for a particular purpose:

All rooms haveprivate facilities (=private bathroom and toilet).
The hotel has its own pool andleisure facilities.
toilet facilities
childcare facilities

premises

 

[plural noun]

the buildings and land that a shop, restaurant, company etc uses:

Schools may earn extra money by renting out their premises.
 
business premises
do not enter these premises
off the premises
Keep off these premises
The manager escorted him off the premises.
on the premises
The wonderful desserts are made on the premises.

restricted

1 small or limited in size, area, or amount:
It's difficult trying to work in such a restricted space.

 

2 limited or controlled, especially by laws or rules:
Access to these premises is restricted.
Press freedom is severely restricted.

tiny

comparative tinier, superlative tiniest

extremely small:

The earrings were tiny.
a tiny little baby

prevail

[only before noun]

1 existing or accepted in a particular place or at a particular time [= current]:
The prevailing mood of public opinion remained hostile.
the prevailing economic conditionsin Northern Ireland
 
2 dominant

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