multifamily

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

multi- +‎ family

Adjective[edit]

multifamily (not comparable)

  1. Intended for more than one family. Particularly applied to residences.
    An apartment building is a multifamily structure.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

multifamily (plural multifamilies)

  1. A residence intended for more than one family.
    • 2008 January 27, C. J. Hughes, “Beaten Down, and Not Only by Nature”, in New York Times[1]:
      Gipson Street has multifamilies that have risen over the last few years from the sites of teardowns; Beach Ninth Street’s condos, with narrow stoops and Juliet balconies, are also examples of “infill” housing.