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 (mā′zə-nĕt′, -sə-)
n. Chiefly British
1. A small house.
2. An apartment occupying two or more floors of a larger building and often having its own entrance from outside.

[French maisonnette, diminutive of maison, house, dwelling, from Old French, from Latin mānsiō, mānsiōn-; see mansion.]
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(ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt) or


(Architecture) self-contained living accommodation often occupying two floors of a larger house and having its own outside entrance
[C19: from French, diminutive of maison house]
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or mai•son•nette

(ˌmeɪ zəˈnɛt)

Chiefly Brit. an apartment, usu. with rooms on two floors.
[1810–20; < French: a small house, Old French =maison house + -ette -ette]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maisonette - a self-contained apartment (usually on two floors) in a larger house and with its own entrance from the outsidemaisonette - a self-contained apartment (usually on two floors) in a larger house and with its own entrance from the outside
apartment, flat - a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
2.maisonette - a small housemaisonette - a small house        
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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شِقَّه من طابِقَيْن
byt ve dvou patrechmezonet
lejlighed i to etager
atskiras dviaukštis butas
neliela divstāvu māja vai dzīvoklis
byt na dvoch poschodiach
iki katlı apartman dairesi


[ˌmeɪzəˈnet] N (esp Brit) → dúplex m inv
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[ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt] n (British)appartement m en duplex
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n (= small flat)Appartement nt; (= small house)Häuschen nt
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[ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt] n (Brit) → appartamentino su due piani
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(meizəˈnet) noun
(used especially by estate agents etc) a flat or apartment on two floors or stories.
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AN opportunity to own a convenience store and maisonette has arisen in South Shields, South Tyneside.
It is believed the fire started on Sunday in the kitchen of the first-floor maisonette, but wasn't discovered until Monday when a visitor went to the Hamstead property, a spokesman for West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service confirmed.
It is believed the fire started in the kitchen of the first floor maisonette in Allen Close, in the Hamstead area, on Sunday evening.
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Summary: Maisonette prices start from Dh290k ($78k) at Al Ghadeer development; master developer Aldar to start selling units from Tuesday at Cityscape Abu Dhabi
It's a Georgian Grade II listed maisonette and is where she opened her fledgling school of dance in Bedford Gardens, Kensington in 1926.
Stoke - offers over PS130,000 Robin Jones WHETHER it is somewhere pleasant to live, or an excellent investment opportunity you are seeking, a very nice maisonette in the Stoke area of Coventry can offer everything that you want.
The maisonette is laid out over two levels and offers proportioned living space, which has been upgraded to create a cosy, traditional feel throughout.
Two years ago the Tesco consortium was one of four short-listed for the ambitious redevelopment plan for Hebburn's 1960s centre and 170 maisonette homes which were described as depressing.
Byline: A double murder inquiry has been launched after the bodies of a man and a woman were found in a maisonette.
AN attractive split-level maisonette in a peaceful spot, overlooking allotments in West Ealing, London W13.

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