building society

noun

Definition of building society

British
: a British business that is like a bank, that holds and invests the money saved by its members, and that provides loans and mortgages

Word by Word Definitions

building play
  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

society play
  1. : companionship or association with one's fellows : friendly or intimate intercourse : company

  2. : a voluntary association of individuals for common ends

  3. : an enduring and cooperating social group whose members have developed organized patterns of relationships through interaction with one another

  1. : of, relating to, or typical of fashionable society


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