Meaning of “pied-à-terre” in the English Dictionary

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"pied-à-terre" in British English

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pied-à-terrenoun [ C ]

uk /piˌeɪ.dætˈeər/ us /piˌeɪ.dætˈer/ plural pieds-à-terre uk /piˌeɪ.dætˈeər/ us /-ˈer/

a small house or apartment in a city that you own or rent in addition to your main home, where you stay when visiting that city for a short time

(Definition of “pied-à-terre” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)