housing

housing(
hau
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (houses collectively)
a. las viviendas
(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)
This neighborhood has all new housing.Este vecindario son todo viviendas nuevas.
b. las casas
(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 construction company is experimenting with a variety of recycled materials for the housing it sells.La constructora está experimentando con una variedad de materiales reciclados para las casas que vende.
2. (provision of dwellings)
a. el alojamiento
(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)
The new mayor has introduced a plan for securing housing for the city's homeless.El alcalde nuevo ha propuesto un plan para asegurar alojamiento para los que no tienen techo en la ciudad.
b. la vivienda
(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 cost of housing for inmates jumped 20% last year.El costo de la vivienda para los reos aumentó un 20% el año pasado.
3. (cover)
a. la caja
(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)
Remove the housing by loosening the screws.Afloja los tornillos para quitar la caja.
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housing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la vivienda
(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)
housing associationcooperativa de viviendas
housing benefitsubsidio para el pago del alquiler
housing estate≃ viviendas fpl de protección oficial
housing marketmercado inmobiliario
housing project≃ viviendas de protección oficial
housing [ˈhaʊzɪŋ]
noun
1 (houses) casas (f); viviendas (f)
there's a lot of new housing hay muchas casas or viviendas nuevas
2 (gen) vivienda (f)
the housing problem el problema de la vivienda
3 (Mec) caja (f); cubierta (f)
modifier
housing association (n) asociación (f) de la vivienda
housing benefit (n) (Britain) subsidio (m) de vivienda
housing cooperative (n) cooperativa (f) de la vivienda
housing development (n) (US)
housing estate See culture box in entry housing.
housing estate (n) (Britain) urbanización (f); fraccionamiento (m); (Méx) reparto (m); (Méx) (council estate) urbanización (f) or barrio (m) de viviendas protegidas
housing market (n) mercado (m) de la vivienda
housing policy (n) política (f) de la vivienda
housing project (n) (US) urbanización (f) or barrio (m) de viviendas protegidas
housing scheme (n) (Scot) urbanización (f) or barrio (m) de viviendas protegidas
housing shortage (n) crisis (f) de la vivienda
housing stock (n) total (m) de viviendas
housing subsidy (n) subsidio (m) por vivienda
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