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tenement
American English: /ˈtɛnəmənt/
British English: /ˈtɛnəm(ə)nt/

Translation of tenement in Spanish:

noun

  • casa (feminine) de vecinos or de vecindad
    conventillo (masculine) (Southern Cone) [derogatory]
    (before noun) tenement block
    bloque (masculine) de departamentos de alquiler (Latin America)
    bloque (masculine) de pisos de alquiler (Spain)
    Example sentences
    • The flat was part of a refurbished block of tenements that belonged to a housing co-operative.
    • Rents were horrendous for urban dwellers, with entire families doubling up in crowded single room tenements.
    • Various diseases all too often swept through entire city blocks of tenements.
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