Focus on the pronunciation of house
English definition of “house”
/haʊs/ /ˈhaʊzɪz/ noun [C]
› COMMERCE a company that is involved in a particular type of business: a fashion/banking/publishing house → See Note company
House › (abbreviation Ho) used in the names of office or company buildings: The conference proceeded at the Cannon House Office Building.
› COMMERCE a restaurant or café: a coffee/tea house
in house › WORKPLACE used to describe work that is done by a company's paid employees: He'll keep the work in house, and get it done more cost-effectively than by using a sub-contractor. → See also in-house adjective, out of house
on the house › used to describe something, usually a meal or a drink, that is free: The manager sent over a tray of drinks on the house. → See also accepting house, brokerage house, clearing house, Companies House, discount house, finance house, front of house, fulfilment house, issuing house, securities house