Tenementary Ten`e*men"ta*ry, a. Capable of being leased; held by tenants. --Spelman. [1913 Webster]

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  • tenementary — adj. pertaining to tenements, of residence, residential …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tenementary — ten·e·men·ta·ry …   English syllables

  • tenementary — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|mentərē, n.trē, ri adjective Etymology: tenement + ary : consisting of tenements : tenemental …   Useful english dictionary

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  • tenement — tenemental /ten euh men tl/, tenementary /ten euh men teuh ree/, adj. tenemented, adj. /ten euh meuhnt/, n. 1. Also called tenement house. a run down and often overcrowded apartment house, esp. in a poor section of a large city. 2. Law. a. any… …   Universalium

  • tenement — /ˈtɛnəmənt / (say tenuhmuhnt) noun 1. any house or building; dwelling house. 2. a portion of a house or building occupied by a tenant as a separate dwelling. 3. → tenement house. 4. any habitation, abode, or dwelling place. 5. any species of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • tenement — [ten′ə mənt] n. [ME < OFr, a holding < ML tenementum < L tenere, to hold: see TENANT] 1. Law land, buildings, offices, franchises, etc. held of another by tenure 2. a dwelling house 3. a room or set of rooms tenanted as a separate… …   English World dictionary

  • tenement — n. 1 a room or a set of rooms forming a separate residence within a house or block of flats. 2 US & Sc. a house divided into and let in tenements. 3 a dwelling place. 4 a a piece of land held by an owner. b Law any kind of permanent property, e.g …   Useful english dictionary

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