Meaning of “building” - Learner’s Dictionary

building

noun us uk /ˈbɪldɪŋ/
Damage to the building was minimal.They occupy the second floor of the building.Both children escaped unharmed from the burning building.He led us through the door to the rear of the building.When was this building erected?
STRUCTURE [ C ]

A2 a structure with walls and a roof, such as a house, school, etc:

an office building
ACTIVITY [ U ]

the activity of putting together materials and parts to make structures:

building materials
→ See also apartment building

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