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noun flat pronunciation in British English /flæt/
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singularflat
pluralflats
  1. 1
    [countable] British a set of rooms for living in, usually on one floor of a large building. The usual American word is apartment
    They bought a flat in Chelsea.
    The family live in a fourth-floor flat.
    Let’s meet at my flat.
    a block of flats (=a building with a lot of flats in it)
  2. 3

    flats

    [plural] a low flat area of land, usually wet land near a large area of water
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  3. 4
    [countable] mainly American informal a puncture1 1
  4. 5

    flats

    [plural] mainly American shoes without heels or with very low heels
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