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mansion

noun [C] uk   /ˈmæn.ʃən/ us  
C1 a very large, expensive house: The street is lined with enormous mansions where the rich and famous live.
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in Korean 맨션…
in Arabic مَنْزِل فَخْم…
in French hôtel particulier, manoir…
in Turkish konak, köşk, malikâne…
in Italian residenza, villa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大廈, 大樓, 豪宅…
in Russian особняк…
in Polish posiadłość, rezydencja…
in Spanish mansión…
in Portuguese mansão, solar…
in German das Wohnhaus…
in Catalan mansió…
in Japanese 大邸宅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大厦, 大楼, 豪宅…
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