Translation of "house" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /haʊs/ us /haʊs/ plural houses uk /ˈhaʊzɪz/ us

house noun (HOME)

A1 [ C ] a building that people, usually one family, live in

a detached/semi-detached house 獨立式/半獨立式住宅
to buy/rent a house 買/租房子
house prices 房價
She lives in a little house in (US on) Cross Street. 她住在十字街上的一間小房子裡。

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

Try not to wake the whole house when you come in! 你進來的時候不要把全家人都吵醒!

[ C ] a building where animals are kept

the monkey/lion house at the zoo 動物園裡猴子/獅子的籠舍
a hen house 雞舍

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house noun (PUBLIC BUILDING)

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

the Sydney Opera House 雪梨歌劇院
Broadcasting House 廣播電台大樓

house noun (BUSINESS)

a company that is involved in a particular area of business

a publishing house 出版社
a fashion house 時裝屋
UK a curry house (= a South Asian restaurant) 咖喱屋(或餐廳)

house noun (MUSIC)

[ U ] also house music popular dance music with a fast regular beat, usually produced on electronic equipment

House music first appeared in the late 1980s. 電子音樂最早出現於20世紀80年代晚期。

house noun (SCHOOL GROUP)

[ C ] UK any of a small number of groups that the children in a school are put in for sports and other competitions

an inter-house hockey match 校內小組之間的足球賽

house noun (FAMILY)

[ C ] UK an important family, especially a royal one

The British Royal Family belong to the House of Windsor. 英國王室屬於溫莎家族。

house noun (POLITICS)

[ C ] an organization that makes laws, or its meeting place

the House

the members of the organization that makes laws

The House began debating the proposal at 3 p.m. 議員們於下午三點開始了會議/淩晨兩點結束會議。

[ 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." 今晚的辯題是「正方認為應該廢除死刑。」

house noun (PEOPLE AT THEATRE)

C2 [ C ] the people watching a performance, especially in a theatre

The opera played to a full/packed house. 該歌劇演出時觀眾爆滿。

houseverb [ T ]

uk /haʊz/ us /haʊz/

C2 to give a person or animal a place to live, or to provide space for something

It will be difficult to house all the refugees. 收容所有難民將是件很困難的事。
The museum houses the biggest collection of antique toys in Europe. 這家博物館所收藏的古董玩具是全歐洲最多的。

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