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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.]


(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]


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]
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
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


[ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt] n (British)appartement m en duplex


n (= small flat)Appartement nt; (= small house)Häuschen nt


[ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt] n (Brit) → appartamentino su due piani


(meizəˈnet) noun
(used especially by estate agents etc) a flat or apartment on two floors or stories.
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