Definition of boarding house in English:

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boarding house

noun

A house providing food and lodging for paying guests.
Example sentences
  • The councilman was met with a large degree of skepticism regarding his proposal for distance requirements when he grouped student housing into the same category as boarding houses and group homes.
  • Yesterday in the neighbourhood, a local man, who asked not to be identified, said much of the area consisted of multi-occupancy and boarding houses, with some private houses.
  • We visited a lot of these hostels and shelters and boarding houses that day.

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Syllabification: board·ing house

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