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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A room, apartment, or building that is rented to a person or group.

Usage examples (33)
  • I inhabit a weak, frail, decayed tenement; battered by the winds and broken in on by the storms, and, from all I can learn, the landlord does not intend to repair.
  • The term tenement at that time did not have the negative connotation that it has today.
  • This tenement is new also because of the pedagogical organisation of the "Children's House".
  • A definition of the word tenement in law is: Property, such as land, held by one person "leasing" it to another. for more
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