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duplex apartment

noun
1.
an apartment with rooms on two connected floors.
Also called duplex.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism
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Examples for duplex apartment
  • Most floors contained three offices plus half a duplex apartment.
  • Moved from the shotgun to a duplex apartment to a house.
  • Great opportunity to create your dream duplex apartment.
  • It is unusual for its well integrated duplex apartment at rear.
  • Four occupants in the other duplex apartment were also able to escape safely.
  • Each building contains an owner's three-bedroom duplex apartment and a two-bedroom rental unit.
British Dictionary definitions for duplex apartment

duplex apartment

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) an apartment on two floors
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