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split-level

[split-lev-uh l] /ˈsplɪtˈlɛv əl/
adjective
1.
noting a house having a room or rooms that are somewhat above or below adjacent rooms, with the floor levels usually differing by approximately half a story.
noun
2.
a split-level house.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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British Dictionary definitions for split level

split-level

adjective
1.
(of a house, room, etc) having the floor level of one part about half a storey above or below the floor level of an adjoining part
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