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quadriplex

Syllabification: quad·ri·plex
(also quadraplex)

Definition of quadriplex in English:

noun

A building divided into four self-contained residences.
Example sentences
  • Rico needed financing in order to purchase the quadriplex units.
  • I've got a fully furnished 1/1 shotgun apartment in a recently remodeled quadraplex home available for rent during the month of July.

Origin

1970s: from quadri- 'four', on the pattern of duplex.

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