Translation of "house" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (HOME) uk us /haʊs/ (plural houses /ˈhaʊzɪz/)

[ C ] a building which people, usually one family, live in

a detached/semi-detached house 独立式/半独立式住宅
to buy/rent a house 买/租房子
house prices 房价
She lives in a little house UK in/US on Cross Street. 她住在十字街上的一所小房子里
→ See also farmhouse noun , roadhouse

[ C usually singular ] all the people living in a house

Try not to wake the whole house when you come in! 你进来的时候不要把全家人都吵醒!

[ C ] a building where animals are kept

the monkey/lion house at the zoo 动物园里猴子/狮子的笼舍
a hen house 鸡舍

[ C ] a building or part of a building which is used for a special purpose

the Sydney Opera House 悉尼歌剧院
Broadcasting House 广播电台大楼

(Translation of “house noun (HOME)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)