Incorrect spelling, explanation: a common mistake is to spell the word apartment as
appartment. The mistake probably comes from the fact that the foreign origin of the word indeed had a double -p letter in the middle. Today, however, the only correct spelling is with a single -p.
Correct spelling, explanation: apartment is a word of French and Italian origin – in the former language it used to have the form appartement while in the latter one appartamento. The main difference in contemporary English is a single letter -p in the middle, which results in the form apartment.
Definition of apartment:
noun – a place of living, a flat,
After getting married they want to buy an apartment in the city center.
Common expressions with apartment:
Some typical expressions are:
apartment complex – a large building divided into flats/apartments,
It is a posh apartment complex, definitely not for the poor.
apartment dwellers – residents of apartments,
The number of apartment dwellers in this area is growing due to fantastic facilities.
duplex apartment – an apartment which is located on two floors in a building,
It is a spacious duplex apartment, but it costs a fortune.
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