Translation of tenement in Spanish:

tenement

casa de vecinos, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈtɛnəmənt//ˈtɛnəm(ə)nt/

noun

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    casa de vecinos feminine
    casa de vecindad feminine
    vecindad feminine Mexico
    conventillo masculine Southern Cone derogatory
    solar masculine Cuba
    before noun tenement block bloque de departamentos de alquiler masculine Latin America
    • City planners were leveling block after block of tenements.
    • Scotland's tenement flats are a well-loved part of urban culture.
    • The flat was part of a refurbished block of tenements that belonged to a housing co-operative.
    • Various diseases all too often swept through entire city blocks of tenements.
    • Rents were horrendous for urban dwellers, with entire families doubling up in crowded single room tenements.