Meaning of “dwelling” in the English Dictionary

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"dwelling" in American English

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dwellingnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdwel·ɪŋ/ fml

a place where people live:

The house was a modest one-story dwelling.

(Definition of “dwelling” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"dwelling" in Business English

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dwellingnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdwelɪŋ/ us LAW, PROPERTY

a building that someone lives in:

He was arrested on burglary of a dwelling charges.
a dwelling house
a single-family/multi-family dwelling
the erection of a single-storey dwelling
sb's permanent/temporary dwelling

(Definition of “dwelling” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)