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double-fronted

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Definition of double-fronted in English:

adjective

British
(Of a house) with principal windows on either side of the front door.
Example sentences
  • Hundreds of residents objected to the scheme to replace the double-fronted house at 12 Balham Park Road and the defunct Chrysalis Theatre to the rear with the block.
  • The elegant double-fronted house in the centre of Harrogate, distinguished from its neighbours by a 30 ft flagpole topped by the Union Jack, could serve as an emblem of the Establishment.
  • For the past 24 years the former schoolteacher has lived in an Edwardian double-fronted house at Beach Road, Happisburgh, on the Norfolk coast, where she runs a B&B and tea shop.

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