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building

noun
     
Related topics: Building, Buildings
build‧ing S1 W1
1 [countable] a structure such as a house, church, or factory, that has a roof and walls:
They need money to pay for new buildings.
The offices are on the top two floors of the building.
a farmhouse and other farm buildings
2 [uncountable] the process or business of building things:
There is a limited supply of land for building.
stone, timber, and other building materials
building of
The enquiry recommended the building of a tunnel.

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