- nouna building that is divided into apartments (Freq. 3)• Syn: ↑apartment house
* * *noun, pl ⋯ -ings [count]US : a large building that has several or many apartments
We lived in an apartment building for several years before buying a house.
* * *a large building with flats/apartments on each floor
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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apartment building — a partment ,building or a partment ,house noun count AMERICAN * a building containing many apartments. British block of flats … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English