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Spanish translation of 'house'

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[haʊs ]nounWord forms: plural houses [ˈhaʊzɪz ]
1.  (building) casa f
the party’s at my/John’s house la fiesta es en mi casa/en casa de John
let’s go to your house vamos a tu casa
are you handy around the house? ¿eres un manitas para la casa?
house of cards castillo m de naipes
the house of God la casa del Señor
to move house mudarse (de casa)
to keep open house tener la puerta siempre abiertarecibir a todo el mundo
▪ idiom: to get on like a house on fire (informal) (progress) ir sobre ruedas (inf); [people] llevarse de maravilla (inf)
see also coffee compounds, eat intransitive verb, public compounds, safe compounds, steak
2.  (household) casa f
the noise woke the whole house el ruido despertó a toda la casa
to keep house (for sb) llevar la casa (a algn)
the children were playing (at) house los niños estaban jugando a las casitas
to set up house poner casa
▪ idiom: to put or set or get one's house in order poner sus asuntos en orden
the government must put its economic house in order el gobierno debe poner en orden la economía
3.  (Politics) cámara f
the House (British) (House of Commons) la Cámara de los Comunes; (US) la Cámara de Representantes
the upper/lower house la cámara alta/baja
the House of Commons/Lords (British) (building, members) la Cámara de los Comunes/Lores
the Houses of Parliament (British) el Parlamento
the House of Representatives (US) la Cámara de Representantes
See note  SPEAKER
4.  (in debate) asamblea f
this house believes that ... esta asamblea cree que ...
5.  (British) (Education) subdivisión de alumnos que se crea en algunos colegios para promover la competición entre ellos
6.  (Theatre)
(auditorium) sala f
(audience) público m
full house (teatro m) lleno m
house full no hay localidades
they played to packed houses llenaban las salas
the second house la segunda función
▪ idiom: to bring the house down [act, scene] hacer que se venga abajo la sala or el teatro; [joke] hacer morirse de risa a todos
7.  (Business) casa f
banking house entidad f bancaria
fashion house casa f de modas
finance house entidad f financiera
we do our printing in house hacemos nuestra propia impresiónhacemos la impresión en la empresa
it’s on the house invita la casa
TV programmes made out of house programas de televisión realizados por productoras externas
publishing house (casa f) editorial f
see also in-house
8.  (family, line) casa ffamilia f
the House of Windsor la casa de los Windsor
9.  (Cards)
full house full m
10.  (Astrology) casa f (celeste)
[haʊz ]transitive verb
1.  (provide accommodation for)
[person, family] alojardar alojamiento a
2.  (have space for, contain) albergar
the building will not house them all el edificio no podrá albergarlos a todosno cabrán todos en el edificio
3.  (store) guardaralmacenar
4.  (Mechanics) encajar
[haʊs ]compounds
See house manager

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Example Sentences Including 'house'

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Just beyond a small wooden pole stretched across the road was a large house on the right of the road.
Stewart, Bob (Lt-Col) Broken Lives (1993)
Cotswold stone houses with flagstone floors, beams and inglenook fireplaces are also popular.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I got to my mum's house well after midnight.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
New love has a gift for turning houses into welcoming homes.
The Sun (2016)
She will find it hard to leave the house so may have few friends.
The Sun (2010)
The presence of cats and dogs in the house also tends to discourage them.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They line four rooms of his house from floor to ceiling.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Two further houses provide six more bedrooms.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
What can you do to make your house less of a target?
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Would they give one up to house a refugee family?
The Sun (2016)
You have a gift for turning a house into a home and can repair fractured family relationships.
The Sun (2012)
The tourist office is housed in one of the best palaces.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We get to his house and go up to his room.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We had to put the cars behind the house, keep the lights out and so on.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
You can also oer to go on house viewings with them.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Below we list average house prices around the country, along with the most costly and cheapest areas.
The Sun (2007)
Emergency crews discovered the body inside the house.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Focus on getting set of three houses quickly and watch your income grow.
The Sun (2016)
Four in ten admitted they simply did not want to leave the house.
The Sun (2016)
He had earlier spoken against the building of the new houses.
The Sun (2013)
He hopes an opera house will provide income.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If you are letting out a family house, be flexible.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Most people leave the house in substandard attire at some point or another.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
So how can you secure the house you want?
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
There will be some bumper tips in restaurants and house prices will be given a kick upwards.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We were playing together at her house.
The Sun (2015)
The measures needed are reforms of property taxation to encourage house building.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We cannot become wealthier by selling each other more and more expensive houses.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Young people go from house to house playing music and giving out eggs as good luck presents.
Crowley, Vivianne Phoenix From the Flame (1994)
She said he seems obsessed by the idea of being the oldest man in the house.
Nightingale, Carl Husemoller On the Edge: A History of Poor Black Children and Their American Dreams (1993)
We were moved to a council house and my name was also on the rent book.
Turner, Janine Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)

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'house' in Other Languages

British English: house /haʊs/ NOUN
A house is a building in which people live.
She has moved to a smaller house.
  • American English: house
  • Arabic: بَيْتٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: casa
  • Chinese: 房屋
  • Croatian: kuća
  • Czech: dům obytný
  • Danish: hus
  • Dutch: huis
  • European Spanish: casa
  • Finnish: talo
  • French: maison
  • German: Haus
  • Greek: σπίτι
  • Italian: casa
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 주택
  • Norwegian: hus
  • Polish: dom
  • European Portuguese: casa
  • Romanian: casă
  • Russian: дом
  • Latin American Spanish: casa
  • Swedish: hus
  • Thai: บ้าน
  • Turkish: ev
  • Ukrainian: будинок
  • Vietnamese: ngôi nhà


Translation of house from the Collins English to Spanish
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