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housing project

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Construction, Welfare
housing projectˈhousing ˌproject noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 American EnglishTBCPEW a group of houses or apartments, usually built with government money, for poor families
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housing projectHe is not beyond sitting down to redesign a housing project.A riot in a drab housing project outside Paris leaves one participant on his deathbed, a victim of police brutality.The residents of the Bernal Dwellings public housing project, which the suspects had terrorized for years, won.
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