Definition of apartment
- Assured that the Queen and Prince Philip had retired to bed, Mr Hillyard tried to pass through the Royal apartments as the train left Aberdeen on its journey to London.
- —Jonathan Petre
We lived in an apartment for several years before buying a house.
a spacious six-room apartment that occupies the entire upper floor of a two-family house
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: a usually rented room or set of rooms that is part of a building and is used as a place to live
: a large and impressive room or set of rooms
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