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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Construction
mansardman‧sard /ˈmænsɑːd $ -ɑːrd/ (also mansard roof) noun [countable] technical  TBCa roof whose lower part slopes more steeply than its upper part
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mansardHouses with a mansard roof can not be converted, as the first floor rooms are already in the roof space.The building is covered by a reinforced concrete roof of mansard profile, which houses the seventh storey.
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