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Apartment block   A tall building in a city built to accommodate many people despite lack of ground space. Most apartment blocks are purpose built, but some large houses are converted into apartments to accommodate more people.

Bungalow   A one-storey house, sometimes with upstairs rooms in the roof. In South Asia, a bungalow is any house inhabited by just one family, in contrast to an apartment block.

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