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Engelsk substantiv: building

1. building (om gjenstand) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was a three-story building on the corner.
It was an imposing edifice.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)edifice


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkconstruction, structure


Mere spesifikke uttrykkabattoir, apartment building, apartment house, architecture, aviary, bagnio, bathhouse, bathing machine, bawdyhouse, bird sanctuary, bordello, bowling alley, brothel, butchery, casino-hotel, cathouse, center, centre, chapterhouse, club, clubhouse, dead room, dorm, dormitory, eatery, eating house, eating place, farm building, feedlot, firetrap, gambling den, gambling hell, gambling house, gaming house, gazebo, glasshouse, government building, greenhouse, hall, hall, hall, Hall of Fame, health facility, healthcare facility, hotel, hotel-casino, house, house, house, house of God, house of ill repute, house of prayer, house of prostitution, house of worship, library, medical building, ministry, morgue, mortuary, nursery, observatory, office block, office building, opium den, outbuilding, packinghouse, place of worship, planetarium, presbytery, residence hall, rest house, restaurant, rink, Roman building, rotunda, ruin, school, schoolhouse, shambles, shooting gallery, signal box, signal tower, skating rink, skyscraper, slaughterhouse, sporting house, student residence, student union, summerhouse, tap house, tavern, telco building, telecom hotel, temple, theater, theatre, volary, whorehouse


Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkHouses of Parliament, Independence Hall


Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkannex, annexe, antechamber, anteroom, corner, corner, cornerstone, cornerstone, court, courtyard, crawl space, crawlspace, cullis, elevator, entrance hall, extension, exterior door, floor, foundation stone, foyer, frame, hall, heat, heating, heating plant, heating system, interior door, level, lift, lobby, nook, outside door, quoin, roof, room, scantling, shaft, skeletal frame, skeleton, staircase, stairway, storey, story, stud, underframe, upstairs, vestibule, wall, window, wing

2. building (om handling) the act of constructing something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDuring the construction we had to take a detour.
His hobby was the building of boats.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)construction


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcreating from raw materials


Mere spesifikke uttrykkassembly, crenelation, crenellation, dry walling, erecting, erection, fabrication, grading, house-raising, leveling, road construction, rustication, ship building, shipbuilding


Forekomster i samme kategorierect, frame, frame up, groin, preassemble, prefabricate, put up, raise, rear, rebuild, reconstruct, reface, set up, wattle

3. building (om handling) the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTheir main business is home construction.
Workers in the building trades.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)construction


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbusiness, business enterprise, commercial enterprise


Mere spesifikke uttrykkjerry-building


Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkhouse painting, masonry, painting, plumbery, plumbing, roofing, sheet-metal work, shingling

4. building (om gruppe) the occupants of a building


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe entire building complained about the noise.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkassemblage, gathering









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