efficiency apartment


: a small usually furnished apartment with minimal kitchen and bath facilities

Examples of efficiency apartment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last fall, city officials put forward a plan for the local housing authority to take control of the remaining trust properties and operate them until they could be turned over to developers who would tear down and rebuild them as efficiency apartments for homeless residents. Liam Dillon, Los Angeles Times, 16 Apr. 2024 Of the 13 SROs owned by the trust, 10, including the Produce, already are being targeted for demolition or conversion into studio or efficiency apartments, with plans for the remaining three uncertain. Liam Dillon, Los Angeles Times, 19 Mar. 2024 Something like a small senior efficiency apartment would do. Michelle Singletary, Washington Post, 2 Oct. 2023 The second floor would have offices, including co-working space, and the third floor would have efficiency apartments. Tom Daykin, Journal Sentinel, 21 Aug. 2023 See all Example Sentences for efficiency apartment 

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Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of efficiency apartment was in 1930

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“Efficiency apartment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/efficiency%20apartment. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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