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housing projectnoun [C]

uk   us   US (also project, UK council estate)
a ​group of ​houses or ​apartments, usually ​provided by the ​government for ​families who have ​lowincomes
(Definition of housing project from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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housing projectnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhɑʊ·zɪŋ ˌprɑdʒ·ekt, -ɪkt/ (also project)
a ​group of ​houses or ​apartments, usually ​provided by the ​government for ​families who have very ​lowincomes
(Definition of housing project from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “housing project”
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指政府为低收入家庭建造的)住宅区…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指政府為低收入家庭建造的)住宅區…
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