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duplexnoun [C]

us   /ˈdu·pleks/
a house having two separate apartments, each with its own entrance
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"duplex" in British English

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duplexnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒuː.pleks/ us   /ˈduː.pleks/ also duplex apartment
  • duplex noun [C] (ROOMS)

a set of rooms for living in that are on two floors of a building
  • duplex noun [C] (TWO HOUSES)

Australian English a pair of small houses on a single floor that are joined together
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duplexnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdjuːpleks/ us   /ˈduːpleks/ US
PROPERTY a house that is divided into two separate homes: Last year the average single-family house in the neighborhood was valued at $30,095 and the average duplex at $45,964.
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