Translation of tenement in Spanish:

tenement

casa de vecinos, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛnəm(ə)nt//ˈtɛnəmənt/

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 pisos de alquiler masculine Spain
    • City planners were leveling block after block of tenements.
    • Various diseases all too often swept through entire city blocks of tenements.
    • The flat was part of a refurbished block of tenements that belonged to a housing co-operative.
    • Rents were horrendous for urban dwellers, with entire families doubling up in crowded single room tenements.
    • Scotland's tenement flats are a well-loved part of urban culture.