Meaning of “building site” in the English Dictionary


"building site" in English

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building sitenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɪl.dɪŋ ˌsaɪt/ us /ˈbɪl.dɪŋ ˌsaɪt/

Examples from literature

  • And to that end he had already bought a building site on Fifth Avenue, but held it in the name of the firm as though it had been acquired for purposes purely speculative. 
  • If the building site be high, and in a gravelly, or sandy soil, neither drain nor flooring will be required. 
  • If you've nothing better to do on Sunday, come down with me to Robin Hill, and give me your opinion on a building site. 
  • It was a truly desirable building site. 
  • Still, some families find it advisable to rent for a year or so, meanwhile studying the local conditions and selecting a building site. 

(Definition of “building site” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"building site" in Business English

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building sitenoun [ C ]

uk us also construction site PROPERTY

a piece of land on which a house or other building is being built:

He was offered the job of foreman on an industrial building site.

(Definition of “building site” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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