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house in multiple occupation Line breaks: house in mul|tiple oc¦cu|pa¦tion

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Definition of house in multiple occupation in English:

noun

British
A house or other dwelling in which several different households are living, sharing facilities such as a kitchen or bathroom: eleven contraventions of the regulations that govern houses in multiple occupation were found
More example sentences
  • Houses in multiple occupation often have a very high turnover of tenants.
  • Larger houses in multiple occupation will have to be licensed by the council.
  • The scheme requires that the Authority maintain a register of all houses in multiple occupation.

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