Definition of home unit in English:

home unit


NZ, Australian
  • A flat, especially one occupied by the owner, that is one of several in a large building.

    • ‘It used to stand where that block of red-brick home units is now.’
    • ‘He was employed on luxury home units being constructed in inner-city Surry Hills.’
    • ‘I am in a scheme with other people who have bought another home unit because they are all managed by the same manager.’
    • ‘He had numerous admissions to psychiatric hospitals and spent the last five years in hospital before being discharged to live in a home unit with Eloise, who had also spent many years in hospital.’
    • ‘I am writing to you to object to your proposal to build 300 home units on the Beechworth Roads site.’
    • ‘People will shop around all Saturday afternoon to save $5 on a toaster but they'll buy a $300,000 home unit without checking anything.’
    • ‘It is a little hard to think that people would go into a retirement village or a home unit nowadays and think that everything is going to remain absolutely the same for year after year.’
    • ‘Innovative owners, Edward Rosenbaum and Jacob Baiderman, are understood to be replacing the original house with six home units.’
    • ‘They tear down attractive houses, bulldoze charming gardens and replace them with home units.’
    • ‘The company is already marketing home units at 750 euro per sq m. Apartment prices are expected to reach 950 euro per sq m after the project is completed.’
    • ‘Underneath this were images of home units built by Civil and Civic and a portrait of a bank manager.’
    • ‘I submitted plans to the local council to build twelve semi-detached home units on the land, and as the zoning allowed for such a development I didn't expect any problems.’
    • ‘Suppose you had a suburb in which there was vacant land and there was a rezoning that permitted the land to be used not merely for residential private dwelling houses, but also for blocks of home units.’
    house, flat, apartment, penthouse, cottage, bungalow
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