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Definition of home unit in English:

noun

Australian /NZ
A flat, especially one occupied by the owner, that is one of several in a large building.
Example sentences
  • Suppose you had a suburb in which there was vacant land and there was a rezoning that permitted the land to be used not merely for residential private dwelling houses, but also for blocks of home units.
  • Innovative owners, Edward Rosenbaum and Jacob Baiderman, are understood to be replacing the original house with six home units.
  • It is a little hard to think that people would go into a retirement village or a home unit nowadays and think that everything is going to remain absolutely the same for year after year.

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