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English definition of “building”

building

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