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house

noun [C]
 
 
/haʊs/ ( plural houses /ˈhaʊzɪz/)
COMMERCE a company that is involved in a particular type of business: a fashion/banking/publishing house
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 , clearing house , Companies House , discount house , finance house , front of house , fulfilment house , issuing house , securities house
Translations of “house”
in Korean 집…
in Arabic بَيْت…
in French maison, salle…
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 casa, sala…
in Portuguese casa…
in German das Haus, das Geschlecht…
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…
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