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English definition of “duplex”


noun [C] (TWO HOUSES)    /ˈdjuː.pleks/ US  /ˈduː-/ Australian English
a pair of small houses on a single floor that are joined togetherHouses and homes
(Definition of duplex noun (TWO HOUSES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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