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tenementnoun [C]

uk   /ˈten.ə.mənt/  us   /ˈten.ə.mənt/
a large building divided into apartments, usually in a poor area of a city
(Definition of tenement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tenementnoun [C]

 us   /ˈten·ə·mənt/
a type of apartment building, esp. one with many small apartments that is in a poor area
(Definition of tenement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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tenementnoun

uk   us   /ˈtenəmənt/
[U] LAW, PROPERTY property such as land or buildings
[C] PROPERTY a large building divided into apartments, usually in a poor area of a city, or one of the apartments: Rapid development is replacing old neighborhoods and tenements with modern office buildings. tenement flat/apartment He lived in a tenement flat near the city centre.
(Definition of tenement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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