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housing

noun
     
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hous‧ing W2
1 [uncountable] the houses or conditions that people live in:
health problems caused by bad housing
a scheme to provide affordable housing for local people
2 [uncountable] the work of providing houses for people to live in:
government housing policy
public services such as education, housing and transport
3 [countable]T a protective cover for a machine:
the engine housing

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