maisonette


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mai·son·ette

 (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.]

maisonette

(ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt) or

maisonnette

n
(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]

mai•son•ette

or mai•son•nette

(ˌmeɪ zəˈnɛt)

n.
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
Translations
شِقَّه من طابِقَيْن
byt ve dvou patrechmezonet
lejlighed i to etager
kislakás
íbúî
atskiras dviaukštis butas
neliela divstāvu māja vai dzīvoklis
byt na dvoch poschodiach
iki katlı apartman dairesi

maisonette

[ˌmeɪzəˈnet] N (esp Brit) → dúplex m inv

maisonette

[ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt] n (British)appartement m en duplex

maisonette

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

maisonette

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

maisonette

(meizəˈnet) noun
(used especially by estate agents etc) a flat or apartment on two floors or stories.
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The remaining ground floor and all of the first and second floors are occupied by a substantial maisonette.
It's a Georgian Grade II listed maisonette and is where she opened her fledgling school of dance in Bedford Gardens, Kensington in 1926.
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Demolition of 3 storey tenement block (Block A), comprising maisonette flats on upper stories and retail units on ground floor.
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.
CINCINNATI -- Equipment, china, glassware and original artwork from the Maisonette, North America's most honored restaurant, will be up for sale in a special two-day public auction, October 21 and 22, conducted by the Great American Group of Los Angeles, California.
Situated in Heaton, the property includes a vacant five-bedroomed maisonette and tenanted retail unit yielding an annual income of around PS6,000.