Complete Definition of "building"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-building.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɪldɪ�|-ɪldɪ�

Noun
en-noun

  1. uncountable The act or process of building.

#: The building of the bridge will be completed in a couple of weeks.

  1. A closed structure with walls and a roof.

#: My sister lives in that apartment building.

Synonyms
i-c|act or process of building construction
i-c|closed structure with walls and a roof edifice

Translations
trans-top|act or process of building
Catalan: construcció, f
Czech: budování n, výstavba f
Danish: byggeri, opførelse (af en bygning)
Dutch: bouwen n, bouw m
Esperanto: konstruado
Finnish: rakentaminen, rakennus, rakennustaito
French: construction#French|construction f
German: Bau m, Bauen n
Greek: ��ί�ιμο ή ��ί�ιμο n
Hebrew: �נ�� (bni'a) f
Italian: costruzione f, edificazione f
Japanese: 建�(����,kenchiku), 建�(����,kenz�)
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Kurdish: KUchar|ب��اکرد�
Norwegian: bygge, konstruere
Old English: bytlung|(Ä¡e)bytlung, timbrung|(Ä¡e)timbrung, timber
Polish: budowa�|budowanie
Portuguese: construção f, edificação f
Romanian: cl�dire f
Russian: ���ои�ел���во (stroítelstvo) n, по���ойка (postrójka) f
Slovene: gradnja f
Spanish: edificación f, construcción f
Swedish: byggande n, bygge n, byggnation c, byggnadsverksamhet c
Telugu: �����బడి
Urdu: URchar|تع��ر (ta'mīr) f
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trans-top|closed structure with walls and a roof
Catalan: edifici, m
Czech: budova f
Danish: bygning
Dutch: gebouw n
Esperanto: konstruaĵo
Finnish: rakennus
French: bâtiment m
German: Gebäude n
Greek: ��ί�ιο ή Χ�ί�ιο n
Hebrew: �נ��� (binyan) m
Italian: edificio m, palazzo m
Japanese: 建� (����, tatémono), �� (biru)
Korean: 건물 (geonmul)
Kurdish: KUchar|ب��ا
Latin: aedificium n
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Mandarin: 建�� / 建�� jiàn zhù wù
Norwegian: bygning
Old English: bytlung|(ġe)bytlung, timbrung|(ġe)timbrung, bu|bū, reced|re�ed, timber, ærn
Polish: budynek m
Portuguese: edifício m
Romanian: cl�dire f
Russian: здание (zdánije) n, ���оение (strojénije) n, по���ойка (postrójka) f
Slovene: zgradba f
Spanish: edificio m
Swedish: bygge n, byggnad c, hus n
Telugu: భవ�తి, ����డమ�
Urdu: URchar|ع�ارت ('im�rat) f
Vietnamese: toà nhà
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Breton: savadur m (1, 3)
ttbc|Bulgarian: ���ои�ел��во, ���оеж m (1, 3)
ttbc|Indonesian: bangun|bangunan, gedung
ttbc|Interlingua: edification (1, 2, 3); construction (1, 2, 3); edificio (3)
ttbc|Lithuanian: statymas m (1), statyba f (1, 2, field of bussiness), statinys m (3), pastatas m (3)
ttbc|Persian: FAchar|ساخت� (s�khtan) (1), FAchar|ساخت�ا� (s�khtem�n) (2)

Derived terms
apartment building
bldg.
building blocks
building permit
building society
building trade
office building
outbuilding

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