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noun (HOME)    /haʊs/ (plural houses   /ˈhaʊzɪz/   )
A1 [C] a building that people, usually one family, live in: a detached/semi-detached house to buy/rent a house house prices She lives in a little house in (US on) Cross Street. → See also farmhouse noun, roadhouseHouses and homes [C usually singular] all the people living in a house: Try not to wake the whole house when you come in!Groups of people [C] a building where animals are kept: the monkey/lion house at the zoo a hen houseAnimal dwellings - naturalAnimal Dwellings - man-made farmhouse nounroadhouseGrammar:House or home?We use the noun house to refer to a building:See more
(Definition of house noun (HOME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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