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flophousenoun [C]

uk   /ˈflɒp.haʊs/  us   /ˈflɑːp-/ US (UK dosshouse)
an ​extremelycheaphotel for ​poorpeople who have no ​home in a ​city
(Definition of flophouse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flophousenoun [C]

 us   /ˈflɑpˌhɑʊs/ (plural flophouses  /ˈflɑpˌhɑʊ·zəz, -səz/ )
a ​cheap, usually ​dirty, ​hotel: That ​area of Manhattan used to be ​full of flophouses.
(Definition of flophouse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flophouse”
in Chinese (Simplified) (供无家可归者住宿的)廉价旅店…
in Chinese (Traditional) (供無家可歸者住宿的)廉價旅店…
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