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noun open house pronunciation in British English
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singularopen house
pluralopen houses
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a period of time when people are encouraged to visit a place
    keep open house:

    We keep open house for all our friends.

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  2. 2
    [uncountable] American a period of time when you can go to look at a house that is for sale without making an arrangement to go there
  3. 3
    [countable] a party which you invite people to come to whenever they want to during a particular time period

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