Definition of house style in English:

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house style

Pronunciation: /ˈhous ˌstīl/


A company’s preferred manner of presentation and layout of written material: the document will automatically be set out according to the house style
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  • Even such unusual figures as two of his heroes mostly write in the house style of their profession.
  • Bibliographies ordered according to surname take many forms, according to rules laid down by academic and other institutions, practices favoured in publishers' house styles, or authors' preferences.
  • Here the author examines the numerous aspects linked to the appearance of a page, collaborative writing, drafting, editing, house styles and language choice.

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Syllabification: house style

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