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English definition of “building”


noun [C/U]    /ˈbɪl·dɪŋ/
a structure with walls and a roof , such as a house or factory , to give protection to people , animals , or things: [C] an apartment / office building [C] Many buildings were badly damaged or destroyed by the earthquake . Building is also the activity or business of putting together structures with walls and a roof .
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