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Translation of "house" - English-French dictionary

house

noun /haus/ ( plural houses /ˈhauziz/)
a building in which people, especially a single family, live maison Houses have been built on the outskirts of the town for the workers in the new industrial estate. a place or building used for a particular purpose maison a hen house a public house. a theatre, or the audience in a theatre salle There was a full house for the first night of the play. a family, usually important or noble, including its ancestors and descendants maison the house of Tudor. housing /-ziŋ/ noun houses logement These flats will provide housing for the immigrants. the hard cover round a machine etc. boîtier housing benefit noun a payment given by a government to people who are entitled to it according to certain criteria (eg poverty) when they buy or rent a house, an apartment etc. allocation logement house agent ( American real-estate agent) a person who arranges the sale or letting of houses. agent/-ente immobilier/-ière house arrest a type of arrest in which a person is not allowed to leave his own house assignation à résidence He was kept under house arrest. houseboat noun a type of boat, usually with a flat bottom, which is built to be lived in. bateau-maison housebreaker noun a person who breaks into a house in order to steal. cambrioleur/-euse housebreaking noun cambriolage housefly noun the common fly, found throughout the world. mouche (commune) household noun the people who live together in a house, including their servants maison(née) How many people are there in this household? householder noun the person who owns a house or pays the rent for it. propriétaire; locataire household word something which is well-known to everyone connu de tous His name is a household word throughout the country. housekeeper noun a person, usually a woman, who is paid to look after the management of a house. gouvernante housekeeping noun the management of a house. tenu de maison housekeeping duties. houseman noun a recently qualified doctor who is living in a hospital while working there to complete his training. interne housetrain verb to train (a dog, cat etc) to be clean inside the house. dresser à la propreté The puppy has not yet been housetrained. house-warming noun a party given after moving into a new house. pendaison de crémaillère housewife noun ( plural housewives) a woman who looks after her house, her husband and her family, and who usually does not have a job outside the home. ménagère housework noun the work of keeping a house clean and tidy ménage My mother has a woman to help her with the housework. like a house on fire very well comme larrons en foire The two children got on with each other like a house on fire. very quickly à toute allure I’m getting through this job like a house on fire.
(Definition of house from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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