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homebuilding

[hohm-bil-ding] /ˈhoʊmˌbɪl dɪŋ/
noun
1.
the designing or constructing of houses.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or associated with homebuilding:
the homebuilding industry.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; home + building
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  • The nature of the homebuilding industry is also a factor.
  • homebuilding is unlikely to recover soon, although the pace of decline may slow.
  • All of which suggests that homebuilding is unlikely to recover soon, although the pace of decline may slow.
  • For the biggest surprise is how small the job losses in homebuilding have been.
  • They then estimated the downward effect on prices from increased homebuilding.

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