apartment house


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apart′ment house`


n.
a building containing a number of apartments. Also called apart′ment build`ing.
[1870–75, Amer.]

apartment house

A building containing multiple dwelling units with a common entrance and services.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.apartment house - a building that is divided into apartmentsapartment house - 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
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