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a|build|ing «uh BIHL dihng», adjective.
Especially U.S. in the process of being built: »

What many call the New Europe is abuilding around the European Economic Community, better known as the Common Market (Wall Street Journal).


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  • build|ing — «BIHL dihng», noun. 1. a thing built. Barns, factories, stores, houses, and hotels are all buildings. »All great buildings, after all, express an idea and…the Palace of Westminster is undeniably a great building (Manchester Guardian Weekly). 2.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • boat|build|ing — «BOHT BIHL dihng», noun. 1. the designing or building of boats. 2. the art of designing or building boats …   Useful english dictionary

  • coach|build|ing — «KOHCH BIHL dihng», noun. British. the designing or building of bodies for automobiles …   Useful english dictionary

  • home|build|ing — «HOHM BIHL dihng», noun. the designing or building of homes …   Useful english dictionary

  • house|build|ing — «HOWS BIHL dihng», noun. the business or occupation of building houses …   Useful english dictionary

  • out|build|ing — «OWT BIHL dihng», noun. a shed or building built against or near a main building: »Barns are outbuildings on a farm …   Useful english dictionary

  • road|build|ing — «ROHD BIHL ihng», noun, adjective. –n. the designing or building of roads. –adj. of or used in roadbuilding; having to do with roadbuilding: »roadbuilding equipment …   Useful english dictionary

  • ship|build|ing — «SHIHP BIHL dihng», noun, adjective. –n. 1. the designing or building of ships. 2. the art of building ships. –adj. of or used in shipbuilding; having to do with shipbuilding: »shipbuilding employers …   Useful english dictionary

  • body·build·ing — …   Useful english dictionary

  • out·build·ing — /ˈaʊtˌbıldıŋ/ noun, pl ings [count] : a small building that is separated from a main building …   Useful english dictionary