Meaning of “tenement” in the English Dictionary

"tenement" in American English

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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)

"tenement" in Business English

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tenementnoun

uk /ˈtenəmənt/ us

[ 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)