tenement

Definitions

General English

Construction

  • Any dwelling, but usually an apartment house, that is situated in a poorer section of a city and has fallen into disrepair. See also tenement house.

Law

  • noun property which is held by a tenant
  • noun in Scotland, a building which is divided into rented flats

Real Estate

  • noun a low-rise building of flats divided into sections each of which is served by a separate stair, especially one in an urban setting built in the early 20th century
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