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council house/flat

noun [C] uk   us   UK
a house/flat owned by the local authority and rented to people at a low rent
Translations of “council house/flat”
in Chinese (Traditional) (市鎮的)公有出租房/公寓…
in Chinese (Simplified) (市镇的)公有出租房/公寓…
(Definition of council house/flat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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