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HMO

noun [C] (SHARED HOUSE)    /ˌeɪtʃ.emˈəʊ/ US  /-ˈoʊ/ (plural HMOs) UK specialized
abbreviation for house in multiple occupation: a house shared by several people, especially those receiving money from the government because they have little or no income: Today, the once-grand streets are characterized by decaying HMOs, sorely in need not just of redecoration but more fundamental repair.Houses and homes
(Definition of HMO noun (SHARED HOUSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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