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Related / Similar Words: construction, edifice

 

Definition:
  • the act of constructing or building something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats";
  • the commercial activity involved in constructing buildings; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades";
  • a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice";
  • the occupants of a building; "the entire building complained about the noise";

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    Hyponyms: crenelation, crenellation, erecting, erection, house-raising, fabrication, assembly, dry walling, grading, leveling, road construction, shipbuilding, rustication, jerry-building, abattoir, butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse, apartment building, apartment house, architecture, aviary, bird sanctuary, volary, bathhouse, bathing machine, bowling alley, center, centre, chapterhouse, clubhouse, club, dormitory, dorm, residence hall, hall, student residence, farm building, feedlot, firetrap, gambling house, gambling den, gambling hell, gaming house, gazebo, summerhouse, government building, greenhouse, nursery, glasshouse, Hall of Fame, hotel, hotel-casino, casino-hotel, house, Independence Hall, library, medical building, health facility, healthcare facility, ministry, morgue, mortuary, dead room, observatory, office building, office block, opium den, outbuilding, packinghouse, place of worship, house of prayer, house of God, house of worship, planetarium, presbytery, restaurant, eating house, eating place, rest house, rink, skating rink, Roman building, rotunda, ruin, school, schoolhouse, shooting gallery, signal box, skyscraper, student union, tavern, tap house, telecom hotel, telco building, temple, theater, theatre, whorehouse, brothel, bordello, bagnio, house of prostitution, house of ill repute, bawdyhouse, cathouse, sporting house, Houses of Parliament

     

    Derivational Morphology: construct, build, make

     

    Anagrams: bundling

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: construcció, and edifici   Danish: byggeri and bygning  
    Dutch: bouwen and gebouw   Esperanto: konstruado and konstruaĵo  
    Finnish: rakennus and rakentaminen   French: bâtiment and construction  
    German: Bau and Gebäude   Greek: Κτίριο ή Χτίριο and Κτίσιμο ή χτίσιμο  
    Hebrew: בניה and בניין   Italian: costruzione and edificio  
    Japanese: 建物 and 建築   Korean: 건물  
    Latin: aedificium   Norwegian: bygge and bygning  
    Polish: budować and budynek   Portuguese: construção and edifício  
    Romanian: clădire   Russian: здание and строительство  
    Slovene: gradnja and zgradba   Spanish: edificación and edificio  
    Swedish: byggande and bygge   Telugu: కట్టుబడి and భవంతి  
    Vietnamese: toà nhà  
     
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