building

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building(
bihl
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dihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (structure)
a. el edificio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
It's an impressive building, with 94 levels and a location in the center of the city.Es un edificio impresionante, con 94 pisos y una ubicación en el centro de la ciudad.
b. la construcción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
That new building is a costly monstrosity.Esa construcción nueva es una monstruosidad costosa.
2. (act of building)
a. la construcción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The building of the new library is going to take four months.La construcción de la nueva biblioteca va a tomar cuatro meses.
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building
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (structure)
a. el edificio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (trade)
a. la construcción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
building blockpieza f (de construcción)
building siteobra f
building society≃ caja de ahorros
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building [ˈbɪldɪŋ]
noun
1 (house, office etc) edificio (m); (at exhibition) pabellón (m)
2 (activity) construcción (f)
modifier
building block (n) (toy) bloque (m) de construcción; elemento (m) esencial; componente (m) básico
building contractor (n) contratista (m) de construcciones
the building industry (n) la industria de la construcción
building land (n) tierra (f) para construcción; terrenos (m) edificables
building lot (n) solar (m) (para construcción)
building materials (n) material (m) de construcción
building permit (n) permiso (m) de obras
building plot (n)
building lot See culture box in entry building.
building site (n) obra (f)
building society (n) (Britain) sociedad (f) de crédito hipotecario
the building trade (n) la industria de la construcción
building worker (n) obreroaobrera (m) (f) or trabajadoratrabajadora (m) (f) de la construcción;a obrera a trabajadora
building works (n) obras (f) de construcción
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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