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Portmanteau USED On Occasion BY Everyone

(n.) A contraction of the words "хрущёвка" and "трущеба". It is an unofficial name of type of low-cost apartment building which was developed in the USSR during the early 1960s, during the time of Nikita Khrushchev.

"Мда... живем в какой-то хрущобе. Жду не дождусь переезда."

"Hmm... we live in some kind of khrushcheba. I can't wait to move."