mother-in-law apartment

noun

US
: a small apartment that is part of or next to a house and that is used especially as a place for an older relative to live

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Recent Examples on the Web One of Gantt’s jobs involved taking a 2,000- square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bath house and adding a mother-in-law apartment. Dawn McMullan, Dallas News, 23 Mar. 2023

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“Mother-in-law apartment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mother-in-law%20apartment. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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