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building

noun build·ing \ˈbil-diŋ\

: a structure (such as a house, hospital, school, etc.) with a roof and walls that is used as a place for people to live, work, do activities, store things, etc.

: the act or process of making structures by putting together materials

Full Definition of BUILDING

1
:  a usually roofed and walled structure built for permanent use (as for a dwelling)
2
:  the art or business of assembling materials into a structure

Examples of BUILDING

  1. My office is in that small brick building.
  2. We bought the land for building.

First Known Use of BUILDING

14th century

Other Building Terms

batten, cistern, hearth, lath, transom, wainscot

Rhymes with BUILDING

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