Definition Building

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a building: a structure, a house, a construction

to build: to make, to construct, to erect, to assemble
This is an irregular verb:
I build / I built / I have built

a builder: someone who works in construction
Pronunciation examples
UK: Turn left at the big blue building.
US: This is the house that Jack built.


  • "I've surfed every wave in this building, including the killer break in the first floor toilet."
  • "Philip : I am indeed lucky to have met a woman who shares my love of feminist literature, my strict vegetarian diet and above all, who shares my belief in a monogamous marriage built on celibacy."
  • "You rightly banned Icarus Quincy from the building for arguing that IcarusBot's calculations were less accurate than a human."
  • "Innovative financial expert adept at building enterprise value"
  • "Please carry on as you were, and let's all pretend that there isn't a large, smoldering crater on the second floor of our building."
  • "If anyone has any ideas of what to build on the second floor to replace the laboratory, your suggestions are welcome!"
  • "You remember the new factory we wanted to build in Spain?"
  • "I thought your building looked interesting, so I decided to have a look around."
  • "Re : We built a gym"
  • "But, before she could leave the building, she heard a feminine cry for help."

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