apartment building


apartment building
noun
a building that is divided into apartments (Freq. 3)
Syn: ↑apartment house
Hypernyms: ↑building, ↑edifice
Hyponyms: ↑tenement, ↑tenement house, ↑walk-up
Part Meronyms: ↑apartment, ↑flat

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noun, pl ⋯ -ings [count]
US : a large building that has several or many apartments

We lived in an apartment building for several years before buying a house.

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aˈpartment block [apartment block] (BrE) (NAmE aˈpartment building) noun
a large building with flats/apartments on each floor

Useful english dictionary. 2012.