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homebuilding

[hohm-bil-ding] /ˈhoʊmˌbɪl dɪŋ/
noun
1.
the designing or constructing of houses.
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or associated with homebuilding:
the homebuilding industry.
Origin of homebuilding
1815-1825
1815-25; home + building
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  • In May, Carley returned to Flagstaff to take up with earnest inspiration the labors of homebuilding in a primitive land.

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