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noun house pronunciation in British 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 garden.

    a three-bedroom house

    move house (=go to live in a different house):

    We're moving house at the end of the month.

    1. a.
      [singular] the people who are in a house or who live there

      The noise woke the entire house.

  2. 3

    the house

    a restaurant, hotel, pub, or club

    Seafood is the speciality of the house.

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  3. 6

    House

    [singular] used in the names of buildings, especially large ones containing many offices or flats

    Claridge House

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  4. 7
    [countable] an old important family, especially a royal one

    the House of Windsor/Hanover/Habsburg

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