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Definition of "apartment" []

  • A room or suite of rooms designed as a residence and generally located in a building occupied by more than one household. (noun)
  • An apartment house: a row of high-rise apartments. (noun)
  • A room. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A suite of rooms within a larger building set aside for a particular purpose or person. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "apartment" in a sentence
  • "Their point of entry must be located within the ensemble of new residents in the title apartment complex."
  • "The centerpiece of the apartment is the wooden kitchen which is also half bathroom."
  • "This apartment is a great example of red interior design."