building

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Singular
building

Plural
buildings

 
Tall buildings
  1. A building consists of walls, a foundation and a roof that together close in some space.
    I work in the Chrysler Building.

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

Plain form
build

Third person singular
builds

Simple past
built

Past participle
built

Present participle
building

  1. The present participle of build.
    He is building a skyscraper.

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