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house

noun [C]  us   /hɑʊs/ (plural houses  /ˈhɑʊ·zəz, -səz/ )

house noun [C] (HOME)

a building in which people, usually one family, live: to buy/rent a house a brick/clapboard house my/your/grandma’s house A house can also be a building where animals are kept: a dog house A house (also (also household)) can also be all the people living in a house: Try not to wake the whole house when you come in!

house noun [C] (BUSINESS)

a business or organization: a publishing/fashion house A house can also be a building or part of a building which is used by an organization: the Metropolitan Opera House

house noun [C] (POLITICS)

an organization that makes laws, or its meeting place infml The House is the US house of representatives .

house noun [C] (THEATER)

the seats in a theater, or the people watching a performance: The opera played to a full/empty house.
Translations of “house”
in Arabic بَيْت…
in Korean 집…
in Malaysian diletakkan…
in French placer…
in Turkish ev, ev halkı, iş/faaliyet yapılan yer…
in Italian casa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 家, 房屋,住宅, 住在一間房子裡的人…
in Russian дом, домочадцы, здание…
in Polish dom, budynek, widownia…
in Vietnamese ở, trú…
in Spanish guardar…
in Portuguese casa…
in Thai เก็บ…
in German verstauen…
in Catalan casa…
in Japanese 家, 住宅…
in Indonesian menyimpan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家, 房屋,住宅, 住在一所房子里的人…
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