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Polish translation: kompleks mieszkalny

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English term or phrase:housing compound
Polish translation:kompleks mieszkalny
Entered by: Polangmar
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07:18 Dec 21, 2010
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: housing compound
Nie wiem, czy dobrą kategorię wybrałam, w razie czego proszę o jej zmianę!

"They live in a housing compound with one hundred and twenty others, all sharing just one toilet between them"

"Home for Thomas is a tiny room at the back of a crowded housing compound, a stark contrast to Kwaku’s spacious family home in Melbourne."

Thomas mieszka w Ghanie, Kwaku przyjechał do niego w odwiedziny.
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Local time: 01:39
kompleks mieszkalny
Explanation:
Dałbym dosłownie - nie każdy "housing compound" to slums, więc lepiej chyba przetłumaczyć to ogólnie.

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Kompleks mieszkalny (do 6 os.)
http://www.amberia-dabki.pl/cennik.html

Jak więc widać, "kompleks mieszkalny" może oznaczać nie tylko osiedle, ale również jeden budynek lub grupę budynków.
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Local time: 01:39
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kompleks mieszkalny


Explanation:
Dałbym dosłownie - nie każdy "housing compound" to slums, więc lepiej chyba przetłumaczyć to ogólnie.

http://tinyurl.com/3x4kwsg
http://tinyurl.com/3xyaj24

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Note added at 14 hrs (2010-12-21 21:56:33 GMT)
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Kompleks mieszkalny (do 6 os.)
http://www.amberia-dabki.pl/cennik.html

Jak więc widać, "kompleks mieszkalny" może oznaczać nie tylko osiedle, ale również jeden budynek lub grupę budynków.

Polangmar
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Local time: 01:39
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In Africa it used to mean a collection of workers' houses, but is now used for any cluster of related or linked homes, especially residences for members of the same family or those working for the same employer, or those belonging to a farm, or the cluster of houses known in Africa as a homestead. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compound_(enclosure)

The traditional compound house design consists of a large rectangular structure with generally seven or more rooms arranged ranging around three sides of a courtyard. Huts primarily are in the rural areas. Flats and other housing types are common in urban areas. - http://www.jchs.harvard.edu/publications/international/w04-6...

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