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house

noun (POLITICS)    /haʊs/ (plural houses   /ˈhaʊzɪz/   )
[C] an organization that makes laws , or its meeting place Legislation and law-making the House the members of the organization that makes laws : The House began sitting at 3 p.m./ rose at 2 a.m.Legislation and law-making [S] the group of people who suggest a subject for a debate: The motion for tonight's debate is, "This house believes that capital punishment should be abolished ."Competitors and participants in sports and games debateGrammar:House or home?We use the noun house to refer to a building:
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