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building

noun uk   /ˈbɪl.dɪŋ/ us  
A2 [C] a structure with walls and a roof, such as a house or factory: The once-empty site was now covered with buildings.A2 [U] the process or business of making structures such as houses or factories: building costs He started off in the building trade before opening his own restaurant.
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