block of flats

noun phrase

British
: a large building that has several or many apartments

Examples of block of flats in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Firefighters are seen extinguishing a fire in a block of flats in the Holosiivskyi district in Kyiv, Ukraine, on February 7, 2024, after it was hit by falling Russian missile debris following a Russian strike. Brad Lendon, CNN, 13 Feb. 2024 The block of flats next door was annihilated and dozens were killed, Ukrainian officials said, with some estimates claiming at least 200 perished under the rubble. Britt Clennett, ABC News, 13 Jan. 2023

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“Block of flats.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/block%20of%20flats. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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