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house

verb [T]  /hɑʊz/ us  
to give a person a place to live: Homeless families have been housed in motels. The building houses the library (= gives it space).
Translations of “house”
in Korean 집…
in Arabic بَيْت…
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 Spanish guardar…
in Portuguese casa…
in German verstauen…
in Catalan casa…
in Japanese 家, 住宅…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家, 房屋,住宅, 住在一所房子里的人…
(Definition of house verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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