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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

maisonette

[ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt] n (British)appartement m en duplex
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

maisonette

n (= small flat)Appartement nt; (= small house)Häuschen nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

maisonette

[ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt] n (Brit) → appartamentino su due piani
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

maisonette

(meizəˈnet) noun
(used especially by estate agents etc) a flat or apartment on two floors or stories.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in periodicals archive ?
Outre un imposant mUu[c]morial, placUu[c] au milieu du site, le musUu[c]e se compose dae1/4aoune immense esplanade, surmontUu[c] par des gradins et au-dessus desquels sae1/4aooffre singuliUuA rement deux maisonnettes qui avaient fait office de salles des congrUuA s en 1958.
Les maisonnettes et petits villages en terre rouge et en pise juchent au haut des massifs et les arbres fruitiers s'etagent en terrasses et font un joli contraste avec les champs bordant l'oued qui preservent leur verdure meme en ete.
Experts from Archaeology Wales have been working at the former maisonnettes site for the last fortnight ahead of the town centre's major redevelopment.
Before the demolition workers spent several months stripping the internals of the tower blocks and surrounding maisonnettes.
Dans les quartiers populaires et surtout pauvres, oE les femmes ont pris l'habitude de s'asseoir devant les portails de leurs maisonnettes, pour fuir une chaleur insupportable dans leurs petits appartements, hommes et femmes, enfants et cheikhs sont assis tous, a l'ombre.
A propos des travaux de rehabilitation de trois centres historiques du vodou aux Gonaives (voir l'image precedente), un intellectuel haitien et initie au vodou nous a dit qu'il a l'impression que << plus le vodou reste attache a la nature (des peristyles couverts de chaume gardant la forme des maisonnettes traditionnelles), plus il a la chance de nourrir ses energies spirituelles et mystiques >>.
Je finis par decouvrir sa demeure dans une ruelle tortueuse grimpant entre des maisonnettes bossues agrementees de minuscules jardins.