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apartmentnoun [C]

 us   /əˈpɑrt·mənt/ (abbreviation apt., esp. Br flat)
a set of rooms for living in that includes a kitchen and a bathroom: They lived in a six-room apartment on the eighth floor.
An apartment is also an apartment building
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"apartment" in British English

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apartmentnoun

uk   /əˈpɑːt.mənt/  us   /əˈpɑːrt.mənt/
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 apartment
apartments [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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"apartment" in Business English

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apartmentnoun [C]

uk   us   /əˈpɑːtmənt/ (UK also flat)
PROPERTY a set of rooms for living in that are part of a larger building and are usually all on one floor: He rents an apartment near his workplace. a one-bedroom/two-bedroom apartment an apartment block/building/complex
(Definition of apartment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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