Translation of "house" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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housenoun

uk /haʊs/ us /haʊs/ plural houses uk /ˈhaʊzɪz/ us

house noun (HOME)

A1 [ C ] a building that people, usually one family, live in

房屋,住宅
a detached/semi-detached house 独立式/半独立式住宅
to buy/rent a house 买/租房子
house prices 房价
She lives in a little house in (US on) Cross Street. 她住在十字街上的一所小房子里

[ C usually singular ] all the people living in a house

住在一所房子里的人;全家人
Try not to wake the whole house when you come in! 你进来的时候不要把全家人都吵醒!

[ C ] a building where animals are kept

动物的笼舍
the monkey/lion house at the zoo 动物园里猴子/狮子的笼舍
a hen house 鸡舍

More examples

  • It costs a lot to buy a house in this part of London.
  • I'm worried about leaving him alone in the house all day.
  • She had to be rescued by her neighbours when her house caught fire.
  • It's a typical country estate with a large house for the owner, farm buildings and estate workers' houses.
  • Would you like to come round to my house after school?

house noun (PUBLIC BUILDING)

[ C ] a building or part of a building that is used for a special purpose

(有特定用途的)大楼,大厦
the Sydney Opera House 悉尼歌剧院
Broadcasting House 广播电台大楼

house noun (BUSINESS)

a company that is involved in a particular area of business

(尤指出版图书或设计服装的)公司,机构,商行
a publishing house 出版社
a fashion house 时装屋
UK a curry house (= a South Asian restaurant) 咖喱屋(或餐厅)

house noun (MUSIC)

[ U ] also house music popular dance music with a fast regular beat, usually produced on electronic equipment

豪斯音乐,货仓音乐(电子乐器演奏的一种快节奏的流行音乐)
House music first appeared in the late 1980s. 豪斯音乐最早出现于20世纪80年代晚期。

house noun (SCHOOL GROUP)

[ C ] UK any of a small number of groups that the children in a school are put in for sports and other competitions

(学校里为进行比赛而分成的)组
an inter-house hockey match 校内小组之间的足球赛

house noun (FAMILY)

[ C ] UK an important family, especially a royal one

家族;(尤指)皇室
The British Royal Family belong to the House of Windsor. 英国王室属于温莎家族。

house noun (POLITICS)

[ C ] an organization that makes laws, or its meeting place

议会;议院
the House

the members of the organization that makes laws

议员
The House began debating the proposal at 3 p.m. 议员们于下午3点开始了会议/凌晨两点结束会议。

[ S ] the group of people who suggest a subject for a debate

辩论的发起方
The motion for tonight's debate is, "This house believes that capital punishment should be abolished." 今晚的辩题是“正方认为应该废除死刑。”

house noun (PEOPLE AT THEATRE)

C2 [ C ] the people watching a performance, especially in a theatre

观众,(尤指)剧院观众
The opera played to a full/packed house. 该歌剧演出时观众爆满。

houseverb [ T ]

uk /haʊz/ us /haʊz/

C2 to give a person or animal a place to live, or to provide space for something

为…提供住处,收容;为…提供空间
It will be difficult to house all the refugees. 收容所有的难民将会很困难。
The museum houses the biggest collection of antique toys in Europe. 这家博物馆所收藏的古董玩具是全欧洲最多的。

More examples

  • The world's finest collection of Impressionist paintings is housed in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
  • Military bases were protected by captured enemy soldiers who were housed there as a human shield.
  • Hostels are usually provided as a stopgap until the families can be housed in permanent accommodation.
  • New arrivals were being housed in refugee camps.
  • We aim to house students with local families.

(Translation of “house” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)