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    dwelling: housing/house

    This is a definition of "dwelling" in Essential English Dictionary:
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    noun: housing that someone is living in
    Why we don't use "house" here?

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    Re: dwelling: housing/house

    Quote Originally Posted by anhnha View Post
    This is a definition of "dwelling" in Essential English Dictionary:
    dwelling
    noun: housing that someone is living in
    Why we don't use "house" here?
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    It means "buildings."

    More: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/housing

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    Re: dwelling: housing/house

    It's a broader term that would include any type of construction used as a home.
    Last edited by 5jj; 11-Jan-2013 at 06:51.

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