Apartment - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈpɑːrtmənt|  American pronunciation of the word apartment
Brit.  |əˈpɑːtm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word apartment


- a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house (syn: flat)


We lived in an apartment for several years before buying a house.

...a spacious six-room apartment that occupies the entire upper floor of a two-family house...

She lives in a small apartment.

I had never been in the prince's private apartments before.

The King's Apartments were built for William III at the end of the 17th century.

Royal Apartments

She is eager to see his new apartment.

The apartment has high ceilings.

We could hear sounds coming from within his apartment.

She made several friends within days of moving into her new apartment.

Everything I need is within a few miles of my apartment.

Right now his home is a small apartment.

The apartment has low ceilings.

This apartment building has thin walls, and you can hear everything your neighbors say.

He made his old-fashioned apartment look more modern by changing the color of the walls and buying new furniture.

Word forms

singular: apartment
plural: apartments
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