Building definition

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The act, process, work, or business of constructing houses, ships, etc.
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The definition of a building is a structure or the process of making a structure.

An example of a building is a school.

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The act, process, art, or occupation of constructing.
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Anything that is built with walls and a roof, as a house or factory; structure.
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(uncountable) The act or process of building.

The building of the bridge will be completed in a couple of weeks.

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A closed structure with walls and a roof.

My sister lives in that apartment building.

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Present participle of build.
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Something that is built, as for human habitation; a structure.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
building
Plural:
buildings

Origin of building

  • See build

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  • Middle English

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