efficiency apartment

noun

Definition of efficiency apartment 

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

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Circus workers lived in efficiency apartments on board a mile-long Ringling Bros. train that traveled across the country. John Clarke, WSJ, "What’s A Clown to Do After the Circus? One Is Running for Congress," 21 May 2018 Rents for efficiency apartments increased by $17 to a median of $985, according to the report. Jesse Leavenworth, Courant Community, "Manchester Housing Data Shows Rents Up In 2017," 17 May 2018 An efficiency apartment runs around $2,000 a month, while a two-bedroom house will cost about $3,500. Melody Schreiber, WIRED, "The Race to Save Arctic Cities As Permafrost Melts," 14 May 2018 The average monthly rent for an efficiency apartment in downtown San Antonio was $937 in the first quarter of this year, according to ApartmentTrends.com, a database maintained by Austin Investor Interests. Peggy O’hare, San Antonio Express-News, "Tenants complain of displacement as new park opens," 10 May 2018

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1930, in the meaning defined above

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efficiency apartment

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English Language Learners Definition of efficiency apartment

: a small apartment that usually includes furniture and has a small and simple kitchen area

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