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dwellingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdwel·ɪŋ/ fml
a ​place where ​peoplelive: The ​house was a ​modest one-story dwelling.
(Definition of dwelling from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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dwellingnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdwelɪŋ/ LAW, PROPERTY
a ​building that someone ​lives in: He was arrested on ​burglary of a dwelling ​charges. a dwelling ​house a single-family/multi-family dwelling the erection of a single-storey dwelling sb's ​permanent/​temporary dwelling
(Definition of dwelling from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dwelling”
in Arabic سَكَن…
in Korean 주거지…
in Portuguese moradia…
in Catalan habitatge, sojorn…
in Japanese 住居, すみか…
in Chinese (Simplified) 房屋,住所,住处…
in Turkish ev, mesken, konut…
in Russian жилище, дом…
in Chinese (Traditional) 房屋,住所,住處…
in Italian dimora, abitazione…
in Polish mieszkanie, miejsce zamieszkania…
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