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house

noun [C] (HOME)   /hɑʊs/ (plural houses  /ˈhɑʊ·zəz, -səz/)
a building in which people, usually one family, live: to buy/rent a house a brick/clapboard house my/your/grandma’s house A house can also be a building where animals are kept: a dog house A house (also (also household)) can also be all the people living in a house: Try not to wake the whole house when you come in!
(Definition of house noun (HOME) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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