a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
A room or suite of rooms in a building comprising a dwelling unit separate from others in the building, and typically having its own separate bath, sanitary, and kitchen facilities. Such apartments are in most cases rented from the owner by those dwelling in them.
A complete domicile occupying only part of a building.
A suite of rooms within a domicile, designated for a specific person or persons and including a bedroom.
A division of an enclosure that is separate from others; a compartment
Etymology: appartement; compare with Italian appartamento, from appartare; all from ad + pars 'part'. See apart.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A part of the house allotted to the use of any particular person; a room; a set of rooms.
Etymology: apartement, Fr.
A private gallery ’twixt th’ apartments led,
Not to the foe yet known. John Denham.
Pale as death, despoil’d of his array,
Into the queen’s apartment takes his way. John Dryden, Fables.
The most considerable ruin is that on the eastern promontory, where are still some apartments left, very high and arched at top. Joseph Addison, Remarks on Italy.
a room in a building; a division in a house, separated from others by partitions
a set or suite of rooms
Etymology: [F. appartement; cf. It. appartamento, fr. appartare to separate, set apart; all fr. L. ad + pars, partis, part. See Apart.]
An apartment or flat in British English is a self-contained housing unit that occupies only part of a building. Such a building may be called an apartment building, apartment house, block of flats, tower block, high-rise or, occasionally mansion block, especially if it consists of many apartments for rent. In Scotland it is often called a tenement, which has a pejorative connotation elsewhere. Apartments may be owned by an owner/occupier by leasehold tenure or rented by tenants. The term apartment is favored in North America, whereas the term flat is commonly, but not exclusively, used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Singapore, Hong Kong and most Commonwealth nations. In Malaysian English, flat often denotes a housing block of lesser quality meant for lower-income groups, while apartment is more generic and may also include luxury condominiums. This usage has also been appearing in British English where apartment is used to denote expensive 'flats' in exclusive and expensive residential areas in, for example, parts of London such as Belgravia and Hampstead.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
a-pärt′ment, n. a separate room in a house occupied by a particular person or party: (arch.) a suite or set of such rooms—now in this sense the pl.: (obs.) a compartment.—adj. Apartment′al. [Fr. appartement, a suite of rooms forming a complete dwelling, through Low L., from L. ad, and partīre, to divide—pars, a part.]
A type of structure and living space.
My brother lives in a beautiful apartment with his future fiance.Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'APARTMENT' in Nouns Frequency: #1884
The numerical value of APARTMENT in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of APARTMENT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
What I felt was that it was an earthquake, the apartment shook horizontally and all of a sudden it felt like an explosion and the windows and doors burst open. The glass just broke. So many homes were damaged or destroyed.
Everything which I own and have in my life is in this apartment, i don't know if it's faith or tradition. But I have to.
This money I wanted to take back to my hometown and start a business with, one million yuan in Shanghai isn't enough to have a life in Shanghai, you can't buy an apartment.
Buyers are asking if they can make an offer without seeing the apartment.
I've approved an apartment for you Marleny.
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Translations for APARTMENT
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- woonstel, appartementAfrikaans
- شَقّة, شقةArabic
- pisCatalan, Valencian
- Wohnung, AppartementGerman
- ενδιαίτημα, διαμέρισμαGreek
- ĉambraro, apartamentoEsperanto
- vivienda, apartamento, departamento, pisoSpanish
- appartements, appartementFrench
- seomraí cónaithe, árasánIrish
- lobhta, flatScottish Gaelic
- apartemen, flatIndonesian
- appartamento, alloggio, quartierinoItalian
- アパート, マンションJapanese
- ოთახი, ბინაGeorgian
- lojman, apartmanKurdish
- одаи, станMacedonian
- फ्लॅट, अपार्ट्मेंटMarathi
- rumah pangsa, pangsapuri, apartmenMalay
- flat, appartementDutch
- husvære, leilegheitNorwegian Nynorsk
- фатерOssetian, Ossetic
- кварти́ра, апартаме́нтRussian
- стан, stanSerbo-Croatian
- අනුනිවස, නිවස්කඩSinhala, Sinhalese
- lägenhet, våningSwedish
- fleti, ghorofaSwahili
- манзил, истиқоматгоҳ, хонаи истиқоматӣTajik
- квартир, фатирTatar
- кварти́ра, апартаме́нтUkrainian
- căn hộVietnamese
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