apartment building

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apartment building

n.
A building divided into apartments. Also called apartment house.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.apartment building - a building that is divided into apartmentsapartment building - a building that is divided into apartments
apartment, flat - a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
tenement, tenement house - a run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
walk-up - an apartment building without an elevator
Translations

apartment building

n (Am) → stabile m, caseggiato
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