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"duplex" in British English

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duplexnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdjuː.pleks/  us   /ˈduː-/ (also duplex apartment)

duplex noun [C] (ROOMS)

a set of ​rooms for ​living in that are on two ​floors of a ​building

duplex noun [C] (TWO HOUSES)

Australian English a ​pair of ​smallhouses on a ​singlefloor that are ​joined together
(Definition of duplex from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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duplexnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdu·pleks/
a ​house having two ​separateapartments, each with ​its own ​entrance
(Definition of duplex from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"duplex" in Business English

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duplexnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdjuːpleks/  us   /ˈduːpleks/ US
PROPERTY a ​house that is ​divided into two ​separate homes: Last ​year the ​average single-family ​house in the ​neighborhood was ​valued at $30,095 and the ​average duplex at $45,964.
(Definition of duplex from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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