tower block

noun
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of tower block

chiefly British
: a tall building (such as a high-rise apartment building)

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First Known Use of tower block

1966


TOWER BLOCK Defined for English Language Learners

tower block

noun

Definition of tower block for English Language Learners

  • : a very tall building that contains apartments or offices


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