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noun housing pronunciation in British English /ˈhaʊzɪŋ/
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singularhousing
pluralhousings
  1. 1
    [uncountable] buildings for people to live in

    Land had to be found for new housing.

    There is a shortage of affordable housing.

    1. b.
      [only before noun] connected with houses and other buildings that people live in

      a severe housing shortage

      an upturn in the housing market (=the buying and selling of houses)

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