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    What is an "apartman house" in the US English

    What kind of building does it refer to?

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    Re: What is an "apartman house" in the US English

    Quote Originally Posted by mrghd View Post
    What kind of building does it refer to?
    In BrE an apartment house is a house that has been sub divided into apartments or flats.

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    Re: What is an "apartman house" in the US English

    "Apartment house" is not common in the US. "Apartment building" is the normal term and it refers usually to a building that was designed and built specifically as separate apartments for rent.

    A building that was a single-family house may be later divided into apartments. That might be what is meant, but I am not used to seeing "apartment house."

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