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verb [transitive] [often passive] house pronunciation in British English /haʊz/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyhouse
he/she/ithouses
present participlehousing
past tensehoused
past participlehoused
  1. 1
    to give someone a place to live

    A large number of families are still waiting to be housed.

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  2. 2
    to be the place where something is kept, or where an activity is carried out

    The club is housed in a magnificent 16th-century building.

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