house–to–house

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adjective \ˌhau̇s-tə-ˈhau̇s\

Definition of house–to–house

  1. :  going or done by going from one building to the next <house–to–house fighting>

1859

First Known Use of house–to–house

1859


HOUSE–TO–HOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

house–to–house

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adjective \ˌhau̇s-tə-ˈhau̇s\

Definition of house–to–house for English Language Learners

  • : going or made by going to each house, apartment, or building in an area


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