Translation of "house" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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housenoun

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

house noun (HOME)

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

房屋,住宅
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

住在一間房子裡的人;全家人
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

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

More examples

  • It costs a lot to buy a house in this part of London.
  • I'm worried about leaving him alone in the house all day.
  • She had to be rescued by her neighbours when her house caught fire.
  • It's a typical country estate with a large house for the owner, farm buildings and estate workers' houses.
  • Would you like to come round to my house after school?

house noun (PUBLIC BUILDING)

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

(有特定用途的)大樓,大廈
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

(尤指出版圖書或設計服裝的)公司,機構,商行
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

電子音樂(電子樂器演奏的一種快節奏的流行音樂)
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

(學校裡為進行比賽而分成的)組
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

家族;(尤指)皇室
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

議會;議院
the House

the members of the organization that makes laws

議員
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

辯論的發起方
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

觀眾,(尤指)劇院觀眾
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

為…提供住處,收容;為…提供空間
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。

More examples

  • The world's finest collection of Impressionist paintings is housed in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
  • Military bases were protected by captured enemy soldiers who were housed there as a human shield.
  • Hostels are usually provided as a stopgap until the families can be housed in permanent accommodation.
  • New arrivals were being housed in refugee camps.
  • We aim to house students with local families.

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