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the White Housenoun [S]

uk   /ˈwaɪt ˌhaʊs/ us   /ˈwaɪt ˌhaʊs/
the official Washington home of the US president: We visited the White House.
the American president and his or her administration: The White House is set to announce health-care reforms.

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White Housenoun [U]

/ˈhwɑɪt ˌhɑʊs, ˈwɑɪt/
the official home and offices of the president of the US: The White House has scheduled a news conference.
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