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housing association

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   us   UK
a group of people who join together so that they can build or buy houses or apartments at low cost
Translations of “housing association”
in Chinese (Traditional) 住宅互助協會(以低價建屋或購屋為目的)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 住房互助协会(以低价建房或购房为目的)…
(Definition of housing association from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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