Meaning of “duplex” in the English Dictionary

"duplex" in American English

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duplexnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdu·pleks/

a house having two separate apartments, 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)