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hutment

Syllabification: hut·ment
Pronunciation: /ˈhətmənt
 
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Definition of hutment in English:

noun

Military
An encampment of huts.
Example sentences
  • They work in dilapidated sheds and live in illegal hutments that the municipal corporation is threatening to demolish.
  • Puzzled, we probed farther into the jungle, and, a couple of miles ahead, we found them in a poor hutment compared with their old village.
  • The hutments and slums have also assumed a political dimension, since slum dwellers have voting rights and get to flex their muscles in elections.

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