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council house

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcouncil houseˈcouncil house noun [countable] British English  TCBa house in Britain that is provided by the local council for a very low rent
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council houseThe council have a very strict rule that homeless people are only allowed one offer of a council house.Darlington council house rents will rise by £2.85 from April an average increase of 14 percent.She was a former council tenant who had already bought her council house.In short, the ration book would have become a national institution like the council house.For twelve days and nights they kept me tightly bound in their council house.
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