efficiency apartment

noun
a small apartment consisting typically of a combined living room and bedroom area, a bathroom, and a kitchenette.
Also called efficiency.


Origin:
1925–30

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Example sentences
However, the complainant and defendant moved to the bed in the efficiency apartment.
Rent per square foot is generally the highest in efficiency apartment units and the lowest in three bedroom units.
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