Definition of 'dwelling'

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Example sentences containing 'dwelling'

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Help her to relax by dwelling on subject areas that reflect her enthusiasms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Little time is spent dwelling on the past. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They also wanted to make the three houses into a single dwelling with one front door. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will now be fully restored as a single residential dwelling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The right to protest and the right to establish a new dwelling place are not the same thing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Thinking about the future you want instead of dwelling on the past puts you on the road to success. The Sun (2012)You are one of his chosen ones and as a church that he has chosen to make you his dwelling place. Christianity Today (2000) New dwellings also represented a small proportion in Northern regions. Forrest, Ray & Murie, Alan & Williams, Peter Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)You help people move on, instead of dwelling on the past. The Sun (2007)Take them, build a dwelling place and live in peace. Crowley, Vivianne Phoenix From the Flame (1994)Last year 175,000 new dwellings were put up. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Extra dwellings over the past five years have averaged around only 135,000 a year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Avoid dwelling on the past and you'll discover promise in the most unexpected situations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Your emotions are calm, you can think clearly and learn from the past without dwelling on it. The Sun (2009)A major aspect of housing policy is basic supply of new dwellings. Brown, Muriel & Payne Sarah Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)The idea is that it is incidental to the residential use and does not change the overall character of the property as a single dwelling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The test is whether the proposed business changes the overall character of the property's use as a single dwelling. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But those who know the ways of wild geese know too the obligation to return, to their first dwelling place. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No duty was owed in respect of improvements which did not sufficiently change the character of the property so as to amount to a new dwelling. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Without a study to assess the needs and how to reduce demand, just building more dwellings will only encourage more demand. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We discussed our proposals with a planning officer who told us it might be possible to build a replacement dwelling up to 30% larger. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Upside: It is divided into flats but is an ideal family home and would be worth more as a single dwelling. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Trends of 'dwelling'

In Common Usage. dwelling is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'dwelling'

British English: dwelling NOUN
A dwelling is a place where someone lives.
Some 3,500 new dwellings are planned for the area.


Definition of dwelling from the Collins English Dictionary
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