Associations to the word «Tenement»

Wiktionary

TENEMENT, noun. A building that is rented to multiple tenants, especially a low-rent, run-down one
TENEMENT, noun. (legal) any form of property that is held by one person from another, rather than being owned
TENEMENT, noun. (figurative) Dwelling; abode; habitation.

Dictionary definition

TENEMENT, noun. A run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards.

Wise words

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