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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “house”


verb [T]     /haʊz/
to give a person or animal a place to live , or to provide space for something
It will be difficult to house all the refugees .
The museum houses the biggest collection of antique toys in Europe .
Accommodating people
(Definition of house verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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