Tenement



noun
1.
Also called tenement house. a run-down and often overcrowded apartment house, especially in a poor section of a large city.
2.
Law.

any species of permanent property, as lands, houses, rents, an office, or a franchise, that may be held of another.
tenements, freehold interests in things immovable considered as subjects of property.

3.
British. an apartment or room rented by a tenant.
4.
Archaic. any abode or habitation.
noun
1.
Also called tenement building. (now esp in Scotland) a large building divided into separate flats
2.
a dwelling place or residence, esp one intended for rent
3.
(mainly Brit) a room or flat for rent
4.
(property law) any form of permanent property, such as land, dwellings, offices, etc

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