apartment building

noun
|Updated on: 14 Aug 2018

Definition of apartment building

: a building containing separate residential apartments called also apartment house

Examples of apartment building in a Sentence

  1. We lived in an apartment building for several years before buying a house.

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First Known Use of apartment building

1845

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APARTMENT BUILDING Defined for English Language Learners

apartment building

Definition of apartment building for English Language Learners

  • : a large building that has several or many apartments


APARTMENT BUILDING Defined for Kids

apartment building

noun

Definition of apartment building for Students

: a large building having several apartments

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