four·​plex | \ ˈfȯr-ˌpleks How to pronounce fourplex (audio) \

Definition of fourplex

: a building that contains four separate apartments

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By the time Suggs presented the plan to ACHD, the fourplexes were gone, replaced by townhouses, and the number of units had shrunk to 28. Maria L. La Ganga, idahostatesman, "Developer's plan for a small subdivision sparks fight over growth in Boise's City Hall," 7 June 2018 When Jane Suggs, a planner with WH Pacific who is representing CBH, met with neighbors in the area in October, Sabana was proposed to have 33 housing units, including a number of fourplexes. Maria L. La Ganga, idahostatesman, "Developer's plan for a small subdivision sparks fight over growth in Boise's City Hall," 7 June 2018 Single-family houses, duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes would be exempt. Rong-gong Lin Ii,, "California needs new laws to boost earthquake safety, assemblyman says," 15 Mar. 2018 O’Donnell’s home address is listed at a residence in the same fourplex where he was found. Ian Cummings And Robert A. Cronkleton, kansascity, "Weekend homicide victim identified as 48-year-old KCK man," 12 Feb. 2018 Minneapolis is considering allowing fourplexes citywide. Kathleen Pender, San Francisco Chronicle, "Yelp CEO calls on Google, Facebook to help housing crisis," 19 Apr. 2018 The neighborhood is a relatively new one and includes some fourplexes built in the last few years. Robert A. Cronkleton, kansascity, "KCK homicide: Man fatally shot inside home near speedway | The Kansas City Star," 11 Feb. 2018 Those properties included duplexes, fourplexes and undeveloped lots. Justin Sayers, The Courier-Journal, "Lawsuit accuses Charlestown officials, developer of extortion scheme to buy land for a song," 23 Jan. 2018 The 1932 red-brick fourplex in Alden Place is still standing, now sharing a street with more modern condos and townhomes. Chris Gray, Houston Chronicle, "Revisiting the sites that made these Houston films famous," 10 Jan. 2018

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1952, in the meaning defined above

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