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apartment

noun uk   /əˈpɑːt.mənt/ us    /-ˈpɑːrt-/
A2 [C] mainly US ( UK usually flat) a set of rooms for living in, especially on one floor of a building: I'll give you the keys to my apartment. They have six luxury apartments for sale. a holiday apartmentapartments [plural] a set of large rooms with expensive furniture and decoration in, for example, a public building or castle: The Royal Apartments are open to the public.
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in Korean 아파트…
in Arabic شَقَّة…
in French chambre, appartement, pièce…
in Turkish daire…
in Italian appartamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在同一樓層的)公寓套房…
in Russian квартира…
in Polish mieszkanie…
in Spanish Apartamento…
in Portuguese apartamento…
in German das Zimmer, die Wohnung…
in Catalan pis…
in Japanese アパート…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在同一楼层的)公寓套房…
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