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Translation of "house" - English-German dictionary

house

noun /haus/ ( plural houses /ˈhauziz/)
a building in which people, especially a single family, live das Haus 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 das Haus a hen house a public house. a theatre, or the audience in a theatre das Haus There was a full house for the first night of the play. a family, usually important or noble, including its ancestors and descendants das Geschlecht the house of Tudor. housing /-ziŋ/ noun houses die Unterkunft These flats will provide housing for the immigrants. the hard cover round a machine etc. das Gehäuse 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. der Lasten-, Mietzuschuß (Wohngeld) house agent ( American real-estate agent) a person who arranges the sale or letting of houses. der Häusermakler house arrest a type of arrest in which a person is not allowed to leave his own house der Hausarrest He was kept under house arrest. houseboat noun a type of boat, usually with a flat bottom, which is built to be lived in. das Hausboot housebreaker noun a person who breaks into a house in order to steal. der Einbrecher housebreaking noun der Einbruch housefly noun the common fly, found throughout the world. die Stubenflieger household noun the people who live together in a house, including their servants der Haushalt How many people are there in this household? householder noun the person who owns a house or pays the rent for it. der Hausinhaber household word something which is well-known to everyone das Alltagswort 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. die Haushälterin housekeeping noun the management of a house. die Haushaltung housekeeping duties. houseman noun a recently qualified doctor who is living in a hospital while working there to complete his training. der Assistenzarzt housetrain verb to train (a dog, cat etc) to be clean inside the house. die Stubenreinheit The puppy has not yet been housetrained. house-warming noun a party given after moving into a new house. die Einweihungsparty 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. die Hausfrau housework noun the work of keeping a house clean and tidy die Hausarbeit My mother has a woman to help her with the housework. like a house on fire very well blitzschnell The two children got on with each other like a house on fire. very quickly blitzschnell I’m getting through this job like a house on fire.
(Definition of house from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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