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dwelling

[dwel-ing] /ˈdwɛl ɪŋ/
noun
1.
a building or place of shelter to live in; place of residence; abode; home.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see dwell, -ing1
Related forms
multidwelling, noun, adjective
Synonyms
See house.
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British Dictionary definitions for multidwelling

dwelling

/ˈdwɛlɪŋ/
noun
1.
(formal, literary) a place of residence
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Word Origin and History for multidwelling

dwelling

n.

"place of residence," mid-14c., verbal noun from dwell (v.).

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