house

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house

Pronunciation[change]

noun
verb

Noun[change]

Singular
house

Plural
houses

Houses
  1. (countable) A house is a building that one family lives in.


Verb[change]

Plain form
house

Third-person singular
houses

Past tense
housed

Past participle
housed

Present participle
housing

  1. (transitive) If you house someone or something, you give them a home.
    The building houses a research centre and a school.
    During the storm they were housed in the local school's gym.

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