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noun house pronunciation in American English /haʊs/ 
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singularhouse
pluralhouses
  1. 1
    [countable] a building for living in, usually where only one family lives

    I'd love a house with a big back yard.

    a three-bedroom house

    1. a.
  2. 3

    the house

    a restaurant, hotel, bar, or club

    Seafood is the specialty of the house.

  3. 7
    [countable] an old important family, especially a royal one

    the House of Windsor/Hanover/Habsburg

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