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Translation of "house" - English-Spanish dictionary

house

noun /haus/ ( plural houses /ˈhauziz/)
a building in which people, especially a single family, live casa Houses have been built on the outskirts of the town for the workers in the new industrial estate. a place or building used for a particular purpose casa a hen house a public house. a theatre, or the audience in a theatre/theater sala There was a full house for the first night of the play. a family, usually important or noble, including its ancestors and descendants casa the house of Tudor. housing /-ziŋ/ noun houses alojamiento These flats will provide housing for the immigrants. the hard cover round a machine etc bastidor an engine housing. housing benefit noun (in Britain) a payment given by a government to people who are entitled to it according to certain criteria (eg poverty) when they buy or rent a house, an apartment etc. subsidio de vivienda house agent noun a person who arranges the sale or letting of houses; real-estate agent(American) agente inmobiliario house arrest noun a type of arrest in which a person is not allowed to leave his own house arresto domiciliario He was kept under house arrest. houseboat noun a type of boat, usually with a flat bottom, which is built to be lived in. casa flotante housebreaker noun a person who breaks into a house in order to steal. ladrón housebreaking noun allanamiento de morada He was arrested for housebreaking. housefly noun ( plural houseflies) the common fly, found throughout the world. mosca household noun the people who live together in a house, including their servants casa, familia How many people are there in this household? householder noun the person who owns a house or pays the rent for it. inquilino household word noun something which is well-known to everyone de todos conocido His name is a household word throughout the country. housekeeper noun a person, usually a woman, who is paid to look after the management of a house. gobernanta, ama de llaves housekeeping noun the management of a house gobierno de la casa, quehaceres domésticos (also adjective) housekeeping duties. houseman noun ( plural housemen) (British, old-fashioned) a recently qualified doctor who is living in a hospital while working there to complete his training. interno housemate noun (British) someone who lives in the same house as you, but who is not a member of your family. compañero de piso house music noun a type of electronic dance music that developed in the 1980s. música house housetrain verb to train (a dog, cat etc) to be clean inside the house enseñar/domesticar (a un animal) The puppy has not yet been housetrained. house-warming noun a party given after moving into a new house. fiesta de inauguración de una casa housewife noun ( plural housewives) a woman who looks after her house, her husband and her family, and who usually does not have a job outside the home. ama de casa housework noun the work of keeping a house clean and tidy quehaceres domésticos, faenas de la casa My mother has a woman to help her with the housework. housing estate noun (British) an area where a large number of houses have been built at the same time. urbanización like a house on fire very well llevarse de maravilla, llevarse la mar de bien The two children got on with each other like a house on fire. very quickly a toda velocidad, rapidísimamente I’m getting through this job like a house on fire.
(Definition of house from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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